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 Volume 16 • Number 43 • 12 Pages • 4 Inserts • 2 Sections • Livingston, Alabama 35470 • Thursday, February 17, 2011 75¢ Each, 10% tax include

                                                                                                                           Shooting, wreck kills two

force sale of LHS
State Supt. Dr. Morton gives Commission
until Friday to come up with cash
             By Herman B. Ward, Jr.                 School, but the State Department of Education
                Associate Editor                    said, “No,” to that much time following two
   Sumter School Board members voted to allow       meetings held Wednesday, Feb. 9.
the Sumter County Commission two months to              Commissioners Marcus Campbell and
explore avenues to purchase Livingston High         Tommie Armistead called a special meeting to
                                                    ask for the commissioners blessing on exploring

 Meeting set to discuss
                                                    options to purchase the Livingston facility.
                                                        Both commissioners then attended the Sumter

 LHS purchase, again
                                                                                                           Top photo is shooting scene in
                                                    County School Board meeting the same evening,          Miller Hill Community. Inset
                                                    Feb. 9 to ask for time to make an offer.               photo is what appears to be
    Commissioner Marcus Campbell called at              The school board agreed and granted the            blood at the scene on a plastic
 press time to ask the Record Journal to publi-     request, however; the county commissioners             bag. Photo at right is path vehi-
 cize a community meeting concerning the pur-       received a letter dated Feb. 10, from State            cle took leaving parts of the red
 chase of LHS.                                      Superintendent of Education Joseph B. Morton,          Cadillac embedded in tree
    Campbell said a meeting will be held            allowing only 9 days for the commission to show        trunks. Two men died in the
 Monday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m at the LHS audi-       ability to purchase the property. Read the letter in




                                                                                                           One shot, two die in car
                                                                                                           vehicle accident as they were in
 torium.                                            it’s entirety on page 2 of this edition and online.
                                                        Commissioner Armistead presented a petition        route to Hill Hospital following a
    The meeting is “to discuss the acquisition of




Sen. Shelby still
                                                                                                           shooting.
                   Continued on page 2-A




                                                                                                           crash in route to hospital
                                                                          Continued on page 3-A



                                                                        $5,000
believes in I-84                                                        reward
                                                                        offered
                                                                        in LHS
                                                                                                                  By Tommy McGraw             source said it appeared Tolliver     shoulder. The wound was not
     By Jamaree Collins       originally designated for                                                       Two men are dead following      was alive following the motor        life threatening, according to the
  During the summer of expansion of Interstate 85                                                          a shooting and a motor vehicle     vehicle accident. Evidence           source.


                                                                        bomb
2005, Republican Alabama from Montgomery to the                                                            accident just outside Livingston   appeared to show Tolliver had            It is believed Tolliver would
Senator Richard Shelby                                                                                     early Saturday morning, Feb.       attempted to climb a steep hill      have survived the shooting if he



                                                                        threats
secured $100 million that was     Continued on page 3-A                                                    12.                                back to the roadway before he        had gained medical treatment.
                                                                                                              Alabama State Troopers list-    expired.                                According to Chief Deputy
                                                                                                           ed the two dead men as                Temperatures plummeted            Cottrell, the Sheriff’s office had
                                                                                                           Lamarco Tolliver, 24, of           into the teens Friday night and      several good suspects in the
                                                                            The City of Livingston         Livingston and the driver          early Saturday, Feb. 11, 12          shooting of Tolliver and the
                                                                         is offering a $5,000              Marvin DeWayne Smith, 34, of       according to weather records.        Sheriff’s Department hopes to
                                                                         reward for information            Sweet Water. According to a           Cottrell confirmed that the       make an arrest in the coming
                                                                         leading to the arrest and         press release from the Alabama     Sheriff’s office received a 911      days.
                                                                         conviction of those               Department of Public Safety        call and the caller said there was      Sheriff Tyrone Clarke was
                                                                         responsible for calling in        “The crash occurred at 3:10        some type of argument and            out of town at a conference and
                                                                         false bomb threats to             a.m., two miles South of Epes.     shooting at the club.                issued this statement by email:
                                                                         Livingston High School.           Alabama State Troopers contin-        According to Cottrell the         “According to Sheriff Clark,
                                                                            Livingston         City        ued to investigate the circum-     caller asked for an ambulance        once made aware of the inci-
                                                                         Council voted Monday              stances surrounding this crash.”   and identified the Club as           dent, he began working with his
                                                                         night at their Council               According to Sumter County      Eliza’s Club being in the Miller     department to set in motion an
University of West Alabama President Richard Holland, left,              meeting to pay the reward.        Chief Deputy Robert Cottrell,      Hill Community.                      investigation. Sheriff Clark
speaks with United States Senator Richard Shelby Saturday,                  Classes at Livingston          Tolliver had been shot. It was        One source close to the inves-    added that he and his officers
Feb 12 at Y Hall on the UWA campus. Shelby was in Sumter                 High School have been             not determined if Tolliver died    tigation said Tolliver sustained a   are working diligently to collect
County making his regular Town Hall visits to several West                                                 from the gunshot or from           bullet wound that entered one        information and evidence to
                                                                          Continued on page 3-A




                                                                                                           City OKs Chamber contract
Alabama Counties Saturday.          Photo by Jamare Collins                                                injuries in the wreck. One         shoulder and exited the other            Continued on page 3-A


                           Wife saves life
                                                                                                                 By Tommy McGraw              the motion and Councilman            motion was never seconded.
                                                                                                             Livingston City Council          Carl Sudduth second the                At Monday night’s meeting
                                                                                                           approved a contract with the       motion that has been presented       Busby, Moore, Sudduth and
                                                                                                           Sumter County Alabama              and voted down two times in          Mayor Tom Tartt voted in favor
                                                                                                           Chamber of Commerce                previous meetings. The motion        of the contract. Councilman
                                                                                                           (SCACC) at its Monday night,       passed 4-2.                          Nelson “Coach” Hughes and
                                                                                                           Feb. 14 meeting.                      The last meeting on Jan. 24       Councilwoman Iola Williams
                                                                                                             With no discussion this time,    Gary Busby made the motion




                                                                                                           York sets record straight
                                                                                                           Councilman Joe Moore made          to approve the contract, but the         Continued on page 2-A




                                                                                                                By Herman B. Ward, Jr.        was approved by the council.         the council.
                                                                                                                    Associate Editor             Councilman Bernard Hill              City Clerk Harrison said the
                                                                                                              Councilwoman Jean Jones         said he agreed that while the        matter was urgent, and she pre-
  Margaret McDonald saved her husbands life during a home fire that destroyed their                        asked the council to “ set the     clerk’s actions may have been        sented the check only to hold
  mobile home in Livingston on Feb 6. McDonaldʼs husband is disabled. Livingston Fire                      records straight” and vote in      done in good faith, he could not     the truck long enough for the
  fighters witnessed her heroic act as they arrived on the scene. The Livingston City                      favor of City Clerk Alecia         sanction her actions in making       mayor and council to be
  Council acknowledged the honor at the Council meeting Monday night, Feb 14. Mayor                        Harrison’s $5,000 down pay-        the purchase without the             informed. She did not know the
  Tom Tartt read into the record the official act of heroism. “Due to her strong heart and                 ment on a used dump truck for      approval and consent of the          seller would present the check
                                                                                                           the city at the York Council       mayor and council.                   for payment prior to the mayor
  strong back, Margaret saved her husband, who is disabled, by getting him out of that
                                                                                                           meeting, Monday, Feb. 7.              York Mayor Glenda Dubose          and council approving the pur-
  house before he perished in the fire. There is no doubt if she had not acted in such an
                                                                                                              Councilwoman Jones said         said she too did not approve of      chase.
  unselfish way and brave manor, her husband would have perished.” A fund has been                         the clerks action was done “in     the city clerk’s actions, and said      Councilman          Charles
  established at Regions Bank in Livingston. where anyone may donate to the family. The                    good faith” and the records        she did reprimand the clerk          Richardson said the council did
  home was a total loss.                                                                                   should reflect that her action     before presenting the matter to
                                                            Photo by Tommy McGraw
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                                                                                                              York Police Report
                                                                                                              Roe arrested following high
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                                                                                                              speed chase by York Police
                                                                                                                 Prince Rowe, black male,                                               Jan. 15 on a Misdemeanor
                                                                                                              (B/M), 46, of Bellamy was                                                 Warrant       for    Disorderly
                                                                                                              arrested on Jan. 19 for a                                                 Conduct. He was processed
                                                                                                              Misdemeanor Charge of                                                     and transported to the Johnny
                                                                                                              Reckless Endangerment and                                                 Hatter Detention Center. The
                                                                                                              Attempting to Elude a Police                                              arresting Officer was Ofc.
                                                                                                              Officer. He was processed and                                             Varner.
                                                                                                              transported to the Johnny                                                    Lawson Grant, B/M, 28, of
                                                                                                              Hatter Detention Center. The                                              York was arrested Jan. 17 on a
                                                                                                              arresting Officers was Ofc.                                               Misdemeanor Warrant for
                                                                                                              Varner and Cpl. Chinn.                                                    Failure to Appear. He was
                                                                                                                 Chief Harris said Rowe lead                                            processed and transported to
                                                                                                              police on a high speed chase                                              the Johnny Hatter Detention
                                                                                                              through York on Hwy. 17, then               Prince Rowe                   Center.
                                                                                                              Hwy. 28 and into a cow pasture      Hatter Detention Center. The             James Turner, B/M, 52, of
                                                                                                              and through a wooded area           arresting officer was Ofc. R.         York was arrested on Jan. 21 on
                                                                                                              Friday night, Jan. 14.              Varner.                               a Misdemeanor Charge of DUI,
                                                                                                                 Rowe drove as far as he             Latony Davis, B/M, 31, of          First Degree. He was processed
                                                                                                              could and almost drove into a       York was arrested on Jan. 4 on        and taken to the Johnny Hatter
                                                                                                              local pond according to Chief       a Misdemeanor Charge of               Detention Center. The arresting
                                                                                                              Harris. Rowe then left the vehi-    Public Intoxication. He was           officer was Inv. McVay, Jr.
                                                                                                              cle and ran on foot while being     processed and taken to the               Daniel Woodard, B/M, 37, of
                                                                                                              chased by tracking dogs. The        Johnny Hatter Detention               York was arrested on Jan. 22 on
                                                                                                              K-9 unit was brought in from        Center. The arresting officer         a Misdemeanor Charge of
                                                                                                              Bibb county.                        was Ofc. R. Varner.                   Disorderly Conduct. He was
                                                                                                                 Rowe ran across Interstate          Rapheion Lawson, B/M, 21,          processed and later released
                                                                                                              59/20 and was able to elude         of York was arrested on Jan. 8        and given a date to appear in
                                                                                                              capture. Rowe also faces two        on a Misdemeanor Charge of            court. The arresting officer was
                                                                                                              felony violations and was want-     Public Intoxication. He was           Inv. McVay, Jr.
                                                                                                              ed in Tuscaloosa County             processed and taken to the               Johnny Landrum, B/M, 38,
                                                                                                              according to Chief Harris.          Johnny Hatter Detention               of York was arrested on Jan. 22
                                                                                                                 Teyona Byis, black female        Center.                               on a Misdemeanor Warrant of
                                                                                                              (BF) 22, of Livingston was             Michael Landrum, B/M, 22,          Domestic Violence, Third
                                                                                                              arrested on Jan. 1 on a             of York was arrested on Jan. 14       Degree. He was processed and
                                                                                                              Misdemeanor Charge of               on Felony Charges of Unlawful         given a date to appear in court.
                                                                                                              Disorderly Conduct. She was         Breaking and Entering a               The arresting officer was Inv.
                                                                                                              processed and transported to        Vehicle and Possession of a           McVay, Jr.
                                                                                                              the Johnny Hatter Detention         Forged Instrument, Second                Foster Bias, B/M, 51, of
                                                                                                              Center. The arresting officer       Degree. He was processed at           York was arrested on Jan. 28 on
                                                                                                              was Inv. Ray McVay, Jr.             the Johnny Hatter Detention           Misdemeanor Warrants of
                                                                                                                 Terrance White, black male       Center. The arresting officer         Contempt of Court and
                                                                                                              (B/M), 20, of Meridian, Miss.       was Chief Brian Harris.               Harassing Communication. He
                                                                                                              was arrested on Jan. 1 on a            Kenneth Ruffin, B/M, 42, of        was processed and given a date
                                                                                                              Misdemeanor Charge of               York was arrested on Jan. 15 on       to appear in court. The arresting
                                                                                                              Unlawfully       Carrying      a    Misdemeanor Charges of                officer was Inv. McVay, Jr.
                                                                                                              Concealed Weapon. He was            Disorderly Conduct and                   Gregory Johnson, B/M, 20,
                                                                                                              processed and given a date to       Discharging a Firearm in City         of York was arrested on Jan. 29
                                                                                                              appear in court. The arresting      Limits. He was processed and          on a Misdemeanor Charge of




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                                                                                                              officer was Inv. Ray McVay, Jr.     transported to the Johnny             Disorderly Conduct and
                                                                                                                 Clifford Baskin, B/M, 18, of     Hatter Detention Center. The          Resisting Arrest. He was
                                                                                                              York was arrested on Jan. 1 on      arresting Officer was Ofc. R.         processed and transported to
                                                                                                              a Misdemeanor Charge of             Varner.                               the Johnny Hatter Detention
                                                                                                              Loitering. He was processed            Royshun Crawford, B/M, 28          Center. The arresting officer




                                                                                                              More Chamber contract ... from front
                                                                                                              and transported to the Johnny       of Phoenix City was arrested on       was Ofc. R. Varner.
agree to allow some discretion      Foster.                              ed the mechanic is valuable,
on the part of the clerk regard-       Councilwoman Jones said           and $5.00 per hour was not
ing city funds.                     Foster is not paid the agreed        unreasonable.
   City Attorney Richard Cross      upon salary for mechanic added          Councilman         Richardson
said the mayor and council’s        that she did not know he was         asked Councilwoman Jones if          voted against the motion.           age and have access to a retire-      Feb. 11 in the regular Chamber
approval of the purchase of the     appointed as mechanic until the      she would agree to wait until           The wording in the contract      ment plan. The Chamber is to          meeting, “Lets go ahead and
dump truck indicated their sup-     last meeting.                        the council met and decided on       seemed to be the biggest obsti-     reimburse the city 100 percent        pay the amount at the first of
port and no action was not nec-          Councilwoman Payne said         the hiring of a city administra-     cle for the council to agree on.    of the cost.                          the month instead of waiting on
essarily required on the matter.    Foster should be paid the same       tor.                                 The document was reworded              The Chamber is to have a           the invoice,” to keep the city
            Mechanic                as the former mechanic if he            Councilwoman Jones agreed         four times over three and one       one month advance payroll in          fathers happy.
   Councilwoman Jones sug-          has the responsibility.              to delay her motion until Feb.       half months before the contract     reserve with the city. The con-          The Chamber executive
gested an increase in salary for       Mayor Dubose said Foster          22.                                  got the final approval.             tract will become “null and           director recently aided the city
York City Mechanic Larry            was doing a good job, but city                  Lake Louise                  The council met one hour         void” if the Chamber fails to         in obtaining a $23,000 grant

 UNIVERSITY
                                    funds are limited and urged the         Councilman Richardson said        prior to the regular council        pay the city within five days of      from the United States
                                    council to consider how they         the Lake Louse renovation

  CINEMA
                                                                                                              meeting Monday in a “work           receipt of an invoice.                Department of Agriculture
                                    will pay the salary not only of      project was progressing well         session” to iron out the lan-          Chamber member Tammy               (USDA) to help purchase a
                                    Foster, but the advertised city      and informed the council a local     guage differences in the con-       Montgomery said at the Friday,        new ambulance for the city.




TheRoommate
On the Courthouse Square 652-5500   manager as well.                     businessman volunteered to           tract.
      SHOW TIMES                       The mayor said there are          pay for a sign to be installed at       The contract simply stated

                                                                                                                                                               BILL NIXON'S RAIN GAUGE
                                    other employees that deserve a       the lake explaining the fees and     the Chamber wanted to run
                                    raise as well, but again said city   conditions for utilizing the lake.   their payroll through the City of
                                                                                                                                                                                2011 totals
                                    funds are limited.                      Cash, Buy, Sell or Trade          Livingston to pay the
                                       Councilwoman Payne said           (CBST) owner Oscar Newton            Executive Director. The payroll
                                    “the Lord will make a way” and       offered to pay for the sign
     6:30 & 9 p.m. nightly          questioned why grants had not        reported             Councilman
                                                                                                              will not cost the City “one cent”       Month         2009     2010        Average        2011 Diff. 10
Friday, Feb. 18 - Thur. Feb. 24                                                                               according to Chamber mem-               Jan.          2.41     5.42           5.42        5.18  -.24
                                    been acquired by the city.           Richardson.                          bers who asked for the move.
                                       Councilman           Anthony         Councilman         Richardson                                             Feb.          3.29     5.86           5.86
                                                                                                                 Chamber Vice Chairman
 6 adults - $3 age 10 & under
                                                                                                                                                      March          4.80    4.90           4.90
 $



                                    Dubose suggested hiring anoth-       asked council members to             Jimmy Collins in one meeting
                                    er grant writer as a solution to     encourage citizens to join the       said the contract amounted to           April          2.99    4.90           4.90
                                    some of the city’s financial lim-    lake committee and encourage         “paper work” that would save            May            6.84    4.20           4.20
                                    itations. Mayor Dubose invited       others to invite their friends and   the Chamber money, but not              June            .84    4.29           4.29
                                    Councilman Dubose to submit          neighbors to support Lake            cost the city any money.                July           2.60    5.10           5.10
                                    a candidate.                         Louise renovation efforts.              The Chamber employee will            Aug.           3.78    3.95           3.95
                                         Councilman Bernard Hill                 Cuba Wants Water             gain reduced insurance cover-           Sept.          6.40    3.93           3.93



                                                                                                              More
                                    suggested approving a $2.50             Mayor Dubose told the coun-                                               Oct.           5.33    4.10           4.10
                                    per hour raise instead of the        cil the Town of Cuba is interest-                                            Nov.           1.80    4.79           4.79



                                                                                                              meeting ...
                                    $5.00 per hour suggested raise       ed in purchasing water from




                                                                                                                                                                             THURSDAY
                                                                                                                                                      Dec.           7.92    4.45           4.45
                                    by Councilwoman Jones.               York.



     USPS 579-740
                                                                                                                                                      Total          52.00   44.58        55.89
                                       Councilwoman Jones insist-           Mayor Dubose said a water



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                                                                         study is being conducted by
                                                                         Alabama Rural WaterAuthority



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                                                                         for the feasibility of the propos-
                                                                         al. No action was taken.
The Sumter County Record-Journal is published every                                Sunday Liquor
Thursday at 210 South Washington Street, Livingston,                        Attorney Cross said State
Alabama. POSTMASTER send changes of address                              Representative                A.J.
to P. O. Drawer B, Livingston, AL 35470.                                 McCampbell was scheduled to          Livingston High School and
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Plus Your
                                                                                                              other Sumter County Board of
Advertisements are accepted in person, via mail or                       arrive and address Sunda liquor
                                                                                                              Education property.                                                                       Phone Calls
through advertising agents. Phone: (205) 652-6100. E-                    sales in York City limits.
                                                                                                                 Campbell said Sate Senator
mail: scrjmedia@yahoo.com. Website: www.record-                             Councilwoman Jones sug-
                                                                                                              Bobby       Singleton,  State
                                                                                                                                                             Host Terri Brewer and Attorney Bob Prince
                                                                         gested allowing the sale of alco-
journal.net. Periodicals postage paid, Livingston, AL                    holic beverages in York on           Representative            A.J.
35470.                                                                                                        McCampbell are scheduled to
                                                                                                                                                        Topic:
                                                                         Sunday to help generate tax
                                                                         revenue, since citizens were         attend. U.S. Congress woman,
            Alabama PressAssociation                                     purchasing alcoholic beverages       Terri Sewell, may be in atten-            Workers
                                                                                                                                                      Compensation
                                                                         in neighboring cities.               dance.
               2010AwardWinner                                              Rep. Mccampbell did not              Campbell said County
                                                                         arrive by the end of the meeting     Commission and School Board              Guest:
                                                                                                              (BOE) members will also be in
                            STAFF                                        and no action was taken.
                                                                                                              attendance.
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Mississippi state line. That amount, however,            Recently Ken Tucker, Dean of the UWA
barely scratched the surface of actual costs it       College of Business, was quoted as saying
would take for the expansion, which is approx-        “The route needed to take a more northern
imately two billion. Despite the lack of funds,       route. This would provide a greater impact to
Shelby remains convinced the project will             the cities we care about: Livingston, Selma,
become a reality one day.                             York, Demopolis and Uniontown.”
  Meanwhile, residents of Sumter County                  Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has also
haven’t been quite as enthusiastic about the          joined the efforts to expand I-85. Bentley stat-
possible expansion of I-85. Several of them           ed on numerous occasions that the extension is
voiced their concerns to Sen. Shelby during his       part of his plans for economic growth in the
recent visit to the University of West Alabama        Black Belt area. His plan is to secure federal
on Feb. 12.                                           funding through federal highway matching
  One resident said according to the plan an          funds and grants.
extended I-85 would go directly through his              Another major issue that was heavily dis-
neighborhood thus destroying a lot homes in           cussed Saturday, was the economy. Shelby
the process.                                          explained that, “We are the biggest debtors’
  Shelby assured residents in attendance that         nation in the world. Does the congress have the
wouldn’t occur. Instead he promised to fight for      will to do anything about it? If things don’t
the expansion to extend around neighborhoods.         change, the market will downgrade the United
Shelby also stated that he wanted to keep any         States similar to incidents that occurred in
neighborhoods that would be affected intact.          Greece and Ireland. You simply can’t make it
                                                      off borrowed money.”

                                                                                                                                      Train wreck, halts train traffic
                                                         “A lot of people are still employed. For one
                                                      thing, we’re not creating enough jobs to keep
                                                      up with the work force coming in. I’ve con-             No injures were reported to Livingston Police following a train derailment Wednesday, Feb.
                                                      stantly suggested during congressional meet-            9 on Drayton Pruittʼs land east of Livingston. Livingston Police Chief Ashley Welborn said four
                                                      ings that we look at every program offered and          four train cars over turned and there were no chemicals that leaked from the cars. He said
                                                      see what’s essential, what’s not.”




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                                                                                                              Norfolk Southern Rail Road crew came in to clean up and repair the tracks. The track is also
                                                         Shelby also expressed that one of the biggest        used by AmTrack. Trains were delayed until the rail line was repaired. Photo by Tommy McGraw
                                                      reasons we ended up in a bad economy is that
                                                      there is too much credit debt, which is why so
                                                      many banks ended up being shut down. He
                                                      cited that while some banks are currently in
                                                      good shape, they are scared to lend money out
                                                      of fear.                                                resolve this matter. He encour-        after the accident.                    not the Sheriff’s office.
                                                         When asked about the Coskato bioethenol              ages anyone with information to           According to Cottrell the              Tolliver said he went to the
                                                      plant coming to neighboring Greene County,              contact his office at 652-2841.”       shooting occurred at approxi-          sheriff’s office after learning
Livingston residents Bill and Carol Nixon,            Shelby commented that he likes what the plant              According to rescue person-         mately 2 am at Eliza's Club in         about the 911 call to listen to the
right, chat, with United States Senator               brings to the area, especially from an econom-          nel, the two men were found            the Miller Hill Community near         recording around 1 p. m.
Richard Shelby Saturday, Feb 12 at the                ic stand-point. In general jobs are often hard to       ejected from a Smith’s 1994 red        Epes.                                  Saturday to see if the caller was
Brock Y Hall on the UWA campus. Shelby                find in today’s economy, but options are                Cadillac Seville that had                 Cottrell said when deputies         his nephew. Tolliver said he
was in Sumter County making his regular               severely limited in the Black Belt region. Any          wrecked on Highway 11. One             arrived, the club had closed and       called Sheriff’s Clark’s cell




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Town Hall visits Saturday.                            added options are always welcomed.                      resident who assisted volunteers       they did not find anyone to gain       phone number around 2 p.m.,
                                                                                                              at the scene referred to the acci-     any information from.                  but did not reach him.
                                                                                                              dent scene as “dead man’s                 Tolliver’s relatives, Sumter           Tolliver said Clark returned
                                                                                                              curve.”                                County Juvenile Probation              his call around 6:30 p.m. and
                                                                                                                 Relatives of Tolliver had           Officer Josette White and              said he did not know about the
                                                                                                              begun a search Saturday and            Livingston Policeman Roger             shooting.
with 600 names o the commis-        offer on Livingston High.            between 3.5 to 4.5 million dol-      contacted the Sumter County            Tolliver spearheaded the search           Tolliver said he also contact-
sion and the school board last          “I don’t feel we should sell     lars.                                Rescue Squad to help find the          for their nephew, Lamarco.             ed area hospitals to see if they
Wednesday in favor of the           Livingston High School,”                Commissioner            Ottice    missing men.                              Smith is the brother in law of      had treated a gunshot victim
county commission making an         Board member Delaine said.           Russell said he was not in favor        The vehicle was located             Sumter County Deputy Brian             early Saturday morning.
effort to take possession of the        “It has not been advertised in   of the county trying to acquire      shortly after dark Saturday            Harris.                                Tolliver said he did not know if
property. The property was          the paper. I thought that since      the high school, and added he        night. The vehicle appeared to            According to Roger Tolliver         the Sheriff’s department had
appraised at $4.6 million.          the county commission is the         felt the university will be in a     have left the roadway at a high        it was the family that initiated       done so.
   The six hundred signatures       mother and father of this coun-      better position to make good         rate of speed. The red Cadillac        and accelerated the investiga-            Tolliver said it was also he
represents approximately 4 per-     ty, the local government is sup-     use of the facility. Comm.           clipped at least two large trees       tion after hearing reports that        and White that found the wreck
cent of the total population,       pose to take care of the board of    Russell voted against the deci-      and tumbled end over end               their nephew had been in a fight       scene and called the Sumter
14,000 of Sumter County and         education.                           sion.                                before crashing into the               and did not return home Friday         County Rescue Squad to the
about 6 percent of the registered       “That building can be used.         “If the college is going to       embankment down a gully                night.                                 scene, contrary to statements
voters, 10,000.                     You can have a multi-purpose         expand, it will do more for the      alongside Highway 11.                     Tolliver said he and White          made by Sheriff Clark to
   “We can’t ignore the desires     office there as well as the board    people in Sumter County than            Parts of the car were still         called the rescue squad and            WTOK TV reporter Andrea
of that many citizens,” stated      of education. It will be a great,    our buying that building,”           embedded in tree trunks days           asked for their help and it was        Williams.
Commissioner Campbell.              great thing for the county,”         Comm. Russell said.
   Commissioner Campbell            Delaine said.                           Commission Chairman Ben
urged the commission to sup-            “Livingston High School is       Walker voted in favor of
port efforts to “at least discuss   the best property we have and        Campbell’s motion to explore
and look into” acquiring the        we are being forced to sell it. It   the possibility to acquire
school.
   “We are here only to explore
                                    is almost like extortion. Certain
                                    people should not have to buy
                                                                         Livingston High, but empha-
                                                                         sized the limited funds and
                                                                                                                                              piggly wiggly                                                         ®

the option to look into it. We      our property. It has not been        resources of the county.
know the state of the county.       advertised. Why should we sell          “Names and money is two
                                                                                                                                                                   None sold to dealers.

Who knows what might be out         it to the first person that comes    different things,” Comm.
                                                                                                                                                   We reserve the right to correct typographical or pictorial errors.


there for us? We are talking        along, because the state depart-     Walker said, referring to the
                                                                                                                   York, Al                        Prices good Feb. 16 - February 22, 2011

about if we can. I listen to peo-   ment says ‘you will sell it to       names on the petition.
                                                                                                                     205 Main/2nd                          Store Hours: 6am til 7pm

ple when they express con-          them?” asked Board member               “That’s a lot of money for a

                                                                                                                 Sirloin Tip Roast T-bone Steak Shank Portion Ham Fryer Breast
cerns. Let’s look and see. We       Delaine.                             building, if you have to buy the
                                                                                                                   U.S.D.A. Boneless               U.S.D.A. Beef            Cook’s Smoked              Fresh Boneless

don’t know until we look,” stat-        “We better do it the right       building and put that much
ed Comm. Campbell.                  way. I’m not for selling it to       money into it. We will be glad                   per lb.             family pack per lb.                 per lb.              family pack per lb.
   “I think the school board        UWA,” Delaine insisted.              to look, but at the moment, I
should have more than one               Livingston Mayor Tom Tartt       don’t see where the commis-
option coming to them,”
Comm. Campbell added.
   Commissioner Aubrey Ellis
                                    who is employed by UWA
                                    spoke to the commission and
                                    said he was at the meeting to
                                                                         sion can do anything. We had to
                                                                         go over the budget three times
                                                                         to balance it. The commission
                                                                                                                   `2·· `5·· `1⁄· `1°·
                                                                                                                Quarter Loin Sliced                                     Zeigler
said the county commission          represent the University of West     just don’t have any money to           Pork Chops                 ……per lb..        `1fl·       Bologna…………12 oz. pkg.. ¤/`3
currently has no money to pay       Alabama.                             buy the building. We don’t have
                                                                                                                Fryer Wings
                                                                                                                Fresh
                                                                                                                                                                        Wieners ……………12 oz. `1fi·
                                                                                                                                                                        Bryan
for any property, and is strug-         “I want to kind of set the       any excess money.                                                  …5 lb. bag.     `5··
gling to manage the county          record straight,” Mayor Tartt           “If there is some other
                                                                                                                Bacon
                                                                                                                Zeigler
                                                                                                                                                                        Pork Sausage ………1 lb.pkg. `2‡·
                                                                                                                                                                        Tennessee Pride
with the funds available.           said.                                avenue, the commission has                                 ……………1 lb.pkg.
   “What are they talking about         “The university got involved     always tried to help the board of
                                                                                                                                                             ¤/`5
spending for the old high school    in negotiating for the property      education. We have a lot of
property and what kind of con-      over a year ago. Dr. Primm con-      obligations ourselves,” Comm.
dition is it in?” asked             tacted me over a year ago and        Walker said.
Commissioner Ellis.                 said the school system was              Commissioner Ellis offered a
   Commissioner            Ottice   going to need to sell some of it’s   motion to explore the possibili-
Russell said the property           excess property,” Mayor Tartt        ty of acquiring Livingston
appraised at about $4 million.      said.                                High. The commission voted 5-
   Commissioner Armistead               Mayor Tartt said the City of     1, with Comm. Russell voting
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dinners
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Banquet
suggested a partnership             Livingston was at first interest-    against the motion.                    Pink Salmon
                                                                                                                Pink Beauty
                                                                                                                                         ……14.75 oz.
between the county and another      ed in the material center, but           Following the same appeal
                                                                                                                                                             `1··                                        5-11 oz. pkg.
entity to take possession of the    decided it was not feasible to       from Commissioner Campbell
                                                                                                                Chili ……………………15 oz.
                                                                                                                Hormel with beans

school and use it for a commu-      purchase at that time.               and Armistead at the school
                                                                                                                                                            ›/`5
nity center and county multi-
office annex.
                                        Mayor Tartt explained the
                                    university’s        interest    in
                                                                         board meeting Wednesday
                                                                         evening, at 6:30, the school           Tea Bags
                                                                                                                Red Diamond
                                                                                                                                       …………24 ct.            99~                                       fi /` 5
                                                                                                                                                                                               Mini Ice Cream
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mayfield
   “I think we could go into a      Livingston High.                     board voted unanimously to
                                                                                                                Chicken Noodle Soup
                                                                                                                Campbell’s
partnership. I wouldn’t be look-        “In the beginning there was a    allow the Sumter County
                                                                                                                                                                                                Sandwiches
                                                                                                                                               …10 oz.       69~
ing at offering the $4 million,’    lot of mis-information about         Commission eight weeks to
                                                                                                                Jelly or Jam ………2 lb.
                                                                                                                Welch’s Grape
Comm. Armistead explained.          what the university would do         explore options and possibili-                                                     ¤/`3
   “It will involve the entire      with the property,” revealed         ties to acquire Livingston High
                                                                                                                                                                                                          12 pk.

community. What we are ask-         Mayor Tartt.                         School.                                Citrus Punch………64 oz.
                                                                                                                Sunny Delight

ing for is time to contact our
financial people and look into
                                        “It was being said a magnet
                                    school would be put in it for K-     of
                                                                            However, State Department
                                                                                 Education       Assistant
                                                                                                                Quarters ……………16 oz.
                                                                                                                Piggly Wiggly Margarine
                                                                                                                                                             ‹/`5
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ¤ /` 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Premium Saltines
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Nabisco
obtaining or refinancing a bond.    6 or K-12. We told Dr. Primm         Superintendent Dr. Craig                                                            69~
   “I don’t see how we could        very early on that we had no         Pouncey said after the meeting,
not even ask them to give us        intentions of putting any kind of    the school board was made well
                                                                                                                     Fresh Produce                                                                          1 lb. box

time to look into the possibili-    school in that building, and that    aware of the Department of
                                                                                                                        Potatoes                     Cabbage
                                                                                                                             Idaho                       Green
ty,” Comm. Armistead said.          [wording] could be put in the        Education’s position regarding
   School board member Ann
Luke was present, and asked to
                                    deeds restrictions.
                                        “There are three reasons why
                                                                         the liquidation of surplus prop-
                                                                         erty.
                                                                                                                          8 lb. bag                      per lb.                                     `2¤·
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bush’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Purple Hull, Crowder, Field or
comment on the property at the      the university starting looking         Dr. Pouncey indicated the
commissioners meeting.
   Board member Luke said the
property was appraised at $4.6
                                    into that property.
                                        “Number one, it joins the
                                    university property. Number
                                                                         State may not be in a position to
                                                                         allow the time requested by the
                                                                         county commission, if there is a
                                                                                                                 Fresh
                                                                                                                          `2›· 39~                                                                Blackeye Peas
million, but the prospective        two, we have a desperate need        legitimate offer for the property.
                                                                                                                 Strawberries   `2¤·           ……1 lb..
                                                                                                                                                                                                        15-16 oz. can

buyer’s appraiser estimated the     for room for our college of edu-     Dr. Pouncey said the need for
                                                                                                                 Yellow Squash
                                                                                                                 Fancy

cost of repairing the heating
system, water, electrical, and
roof at over $2 million.
                                    cation. We are crowded and we
                                    need the room. Number three, it
                                    would help a desperate finan-
                                                                         funds by the Sumter County
                                                                         Board of Education is urgent.
                                                                            To view and hear the com-            Yellow Onions
                                                                                                                 Jumbo
                                                                                                                                             ……per lb.

                                                                                                                                             ……per lb.
                                                                                                                                                             `1›·
                                                                                                                                                              49~
                                                                                                                                                                                                        ‹ /` 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Coca Cola
   School Board member              cial need for the board of educa-    missioners meeting and school
                                                                                                                 String Beans
                                                                                                                 Fresh                                                                              12-pack 12-oz. cans
Julene Delaine was at the spe-      tion,” Mayor Tartt said.             board meeting in it’s entirety,                                     ……per lb.        `1°·
cial called commission meeting          Mayor Tartt said estimated       log on to www.recordjournal.
also, and said she was in favor
of the commission making an
                                    figures to bring Livingston
                                    High School up to code is
                                                                         net.
                                                                                                                 California
                                                                                                                 Lemons               ……………each..             fi/`1                                      `3··
4A                                                                                                 Sumter County Record-Journal                                                                              Thursday, February 17, 2011
         Donate your car to                        When you are ready to                                                                                               included in the $10 suggested             Farm Service Agency in
          Cars4Charities
   If you have an extra car and
                                                donate car, please contact
                                                Cars4Charities                  at
                                                                                            Community Announcements                                                    donation. A cash bar will also be
                                                                                                                                                                       available.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Alabama, today announced that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Agriculture Secretary Tom
are looking for a way to reduce                 http://www.cars4charities.org/                                                                                            Proceeds from the event will           Vilsack has set general signup
your income taxes, here is one                  or call 1-866-448-3487. They             students and faculty will inter-      Department has instituted the           fund scholarships for students            for the Conservation Reserve
recommendation. You will get a                  will gladly explain the entire car       view clients and prepare indi-        Student Nighttime Auxiliary             from Mobile and Baldwin                   Program (CRP) to begin on
tax deduction of $500 or more                   donation process to you and              vidual state and federal income       Patrol (SNAP) program to                counties to attend UWA. For               March 14, 2011, and continue
when you donate car to charity.                 provide you with prompt and              tax returns at no charge. VITA is     increase campus safety by pro-          more information or to RSVP,              through April 15, 2011. During
Sadly, many charities will only                 professional service.                    designed to help individuals          viding free student escorts any-        please contact the Office of              the signup period, farmers and
let you donate car that is run-                       Galilee Baptist Church             with disabilities or with a low or    where on campus by request.             Alumni Relations at 205-652-              ranchers may offer eligible land
ning, is in decent shape or is less                       Mission Fest                   limited income, as well as non-          Staffed by students and              3852.                                     for CRP's competitive general
than 10 years old.                                 Pastor Bob Nelson Little of           English speaking and elderly          supervised by Campus Police,                Visiting Fulbright Scholar            signup at their county Farm
   Cars4Charities does not care                 the Galilee Baptist Church of            taxpayers.                            SNAP offers transportation to               Explores U.S., Mexican                Service Agency (FSA) office.
what condition your car is in;                  Panola will host a 'Mission Fest'           The VITA clinic will offer         students, staff and visitors                          Relations                      Land currently not enrolled in
they will gratefully accept it no               on Tues., Feb. 22 from 6:30              income tax return preparation         Sunday through Thursday, from              The University of West                 CRP may be offered in this
matter what shape it is in, how                 until 8:30 p.m. This is in corpo-        services       Mondays        and     7 p.m. to 1 a.m.Anyone request-         Alabama concludes its 2011                signup provided all eligibility
old it is or if it does not run.                ration with Elliot and Pat               Wednesdays from 10 until 11           ing an escort may call 205-652-         Fulbright Lecture Series as               requirements         are     met.
They only require that you have                 Nichols of the Southern Baptist          a.m. and noon until 1 p.m.,           3602 to provide pick-up loca-           Mexican scholar Dr. Raoul                 Additionally, current CRP par-
a title free of liens for your vehi-            Missionaries to Sub-Sahara               Tuesdays from 11 a.m. until 1         tion and destination.                   Ramos will present contempo-              ticipants with contracts expiring
cle or some other proof that you                Africa and Chaplain John                 p.m. and 4 until 6 p.m., and             In addition to increasing sur-       rary issues between the United            this fall may make new contract
are the owner, that your car is                 Ramsey of East Kentucky State            Thursdays from 11 a.m. until 1        veillance and promoting person-         States and Mexico on Feb. 22 at           offers. Contracts awarded
not striped of any parts, that the              Prison.                                  p.m. Assistance is also available     al safety, SNAP students can            6 p.m. in the Bell Conference             under this signup are scheduled
tires on your car are not flat, and                   Galilee Baptist Church             by appointment. The VITA clin-        also perform CPR and basic first        Center. Admission to all                  to become effective Oct. 1,
that it is parked in a place where                    11th Annual Pastor                 ic is in Wallace Hall room 214        aid in emergency situations and         Fulbright Lecture Series presen-          2011.
a tow truck can easily get to it.                         Anniversary                    on the UWA campus.                    jumpstart dead batteries.               tations is free and open to every-           To help ensure that interested
Cars4Charities will pick up                        The Galilee Baptist Church               The University’s VITA clinic          Manuel says those requesting         one. For more information,                farmers and ranchers are aware
your car donation fast and free,                of Panola will be Celebrating            primarily serves residents of         an escort should contact SNAP           please call 205-652-3892.                 of the signup period, USDA has
too!                                            their 11th Annual Pastor                 Choctaw, Greene, Marengo,             prior to the desired departure                   Sickle Cell Disease              signed partnership agreements
   In return for your charitable                Anniversary for Bob Nelson               Pickens and Sumter counties,          time to reduce the wait. He also           Association Walk-a-Thon                with several conservation and
contribution, you will receive a                Little on Sun., Feb. 20 begin-           but residents of east Mississippi     stressed that escorts will operate         The Sickle Cell Disease                wildlife organizations that will
tax deduction of $500 or what                   ning with morning service at 10          are also welcome.                     only on campus, although                Association of America-West               all play an active role in
Cars4Charities is able to sell                  a.m. Elder Hugh Glover of                   UWA students and faculty           SNAP students may carry pas-            Alabama Chapter will host the             USDA’s 2011 CRP outreach
your car donation for, whichev-                 Montgomery will deliver the              will also prepare tax returns by      sengers to the perimeter of cam-        Annual Walk-a-Thon on March               efforts.
er amount is greater. They will                 message. And as a continuation           appointment at the Theo Ratcliff      pus.                                    12 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.               FSA, which administers the
also provide you with all the                   of the Celebration at 3 p.m.             Activity Center in Demopolis                UWA National Alumni               at Bowers Park in Tuscaloosa.             CRP, will evaluate and rank eli-
forms you will need to file with                Pastor Wade Lewis of the                 until April 14.                          Association Hosts Mardi              Fees are $20- adults, $10 ages            gible CRP offers using an
your taxes so you can claim                     Friendship Baptist Church in                Taxpayers should bring                        Gras Party                   12 and under.                             Environmental Benefits Index
your valuable tax deduction.                    Tuscaloosa will be the guest             social security cards for them-          The University of West                  The Walk benefits clients              (EBI) that shows the environ-
   Cars4Charities also lets you                 pastor for the evening.                  selves and their dependents, W-       Alabama National Alumni                 with sickle cell disease and sick-        mental benefits to be gained
donate car at your leisure online                   UWA Offers Free Income               2 and 1099 forms, information         Association invites all UWA             le cell trait. If you have failed to      from enrolling the land in CRP.
through          their     website,               Tax Preparation Through                for other income or deductions        alumni and friends to a Friday,         register as a sickle cell disease         The EBI consists of five envi-
http://www.cars4charities.org/.                              April 18                    and credits, and a copy of last       March 4, Mardi Gras party,              or trait client or would like             ronmental factors (wildlife,
This option greatly lowers their                   The University of West                year’s tax return when they visit     hosted by the Baldwin County            update your information, please           water, soil, air and enduring
expenses and is beneficial for                  Alabama           and          the       the VITA clinic.                      and Mobile County alumni                call 205-758-1761 for appoint-            benefits) and cost. Decisions on
the environment since it reduces                Greene/Sumter         Enterprise            For more information or to         chapters.                               ment. Donations for the Walk-a-           the EBI cutoff will be made
the use of paper and other con-                 Community, Inc. have collabo-            make an appointment, please              The party begins at 5:30 p.m.        Thon can be made to PO Box                after the sign-up ends and after
sumables. You can donate your                   rated to offer free income tax           contact the VITA clinic at 205-       at Café Royal in Mobile to              3151, Tuscaloosa, AL 35403 or             analyzing the EBI data of all the
car to any of hundreds of very                  help until April 18 through the          652-3846, 205-392-1166 or             watch UWA’s Scarlet Band                call the office.                          offers. In addition to the general
deserving          charities      at            Volunteer       Income        Tax        vita@uwa.edu.                         from Tiger Land lead the annu-                Dates for CRP General               signup, CRP's continuous




                   Local Churches
Cars4Charities, including many                  Assistance Program sponsored                      UWA Introduces               al Crewe of Columbus parade,                   Signup Announced                   signup program will be ongo-
local food banks, homeless shel-                by the IRS.                                Nighttime Safety Initiative         which rolls on Route A at 6:30             Daniel Robinson, State
ters, hospices, etc.                               Through this program, UWA                The University of West             p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and           Executive Director of USDA’s               Cont. on page 5A...
                                                                                         Alabama Campus Police                 non-alcoholic beverages are
                                                                                                                                Need a church announcement in the paper? Email it to scrjmedia@yahoo.com, fax to
                                                                                                                               205-652-4466 or bring it by 210 S. Washington St. in Livingston. No announcements will
                                                                                                                              be taken over the phone. Due to space constraints SCRJ will no longer be running church
                                                                                                                                                            phone numbers in the paper.

                                  Parrʼs Inc.                                     BELLAMY                              GAINESVILLE                                 SILOAM
                                                                                                                                                                                              Hill Hospital of Sumter County
                                                                     Morning Star Baptist Church            Gainesville Presbyterian Church          Siloam Baptist Church
                                                                     Rev. Lovell Anderson, Pastor           Rev. Carl Sudduth, pastor                Pastor Brad Campbell, 392-4490          Of York, AL
                             Jobber, Chevron Products Company

     Jim Parr                                                        Friendship Baptist Church              Gainesville Baptist Church                          SUMTERVILLE
                             1511 Highway 80 East
                             PO Box 140

                                                                     Pastor: Rev. Melvin Lard               Rev. Carl Sudduth, pastor                Sumterville Baptist Church
                                                                                                                                                                                                205-392-
                             Demopolis, AL 36732-0140

                                                                     Lamkin Memorial Church,                St. Alban's Episcopal Church             Rev. Drew Ramsay
   Phone 334-289-0887
                        Gas & Diesel Fuel - Automotive Engine oils
                                                                     Bellamy                                                                         Bethel Presbyterian Church
    Fax 334-289-0889


                                                                                                                                                                                                  5263
                                                                                                            Father Richard R. Losch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Caring hands
     Linc # 20872*72
                           Gear Lubricant - Hydraulic Fluids
                                                                     Rev. Randy Price, pastor               Gainesville Methodist Church             Rev. Drew Ramsay                                                            Loving hearts

                                                                     Word of Life Church                    Rev. Ray Boyd, pastor 652-6564           Sumterville Missionary Baptist
                                                                     Rev. Russell Handy, pastor             Spring Valley Baptist Church             Church
                                                                                  BELMONT                   Rev. Demetrius Foy, 652-2473             Rev. Ben T. Broaden, pastor                                 SUMTER INSURANCE
                W                     F
                                                                     Mt. Carmel Baptist Church              Antitoch Baptist Church                                  YORK                                           AGENCIES, INC.
                                                                     Belmont, Rev. Wesley Winston           Rev. James Foy, Sr.                      First Baptist Church of York
                        O O D              L O O R S
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Aubrey W. Ellis, President
                   P. O. Box 158                                     Old Belmont Baptist Church             New Bethel Baptist Church                Rev. Jonathan Byrd, III                   Independent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             P.O. Drawer R
                      Epes, AL                                       Belmont, Scott Jones                   Rev. Dr. Frank D. Rogers                 Wesley Chapel CME                                                   Livingston, AL 35470
                Phone: 205-652-2090                                  Palestine Baptist Church                              GEIGER                    Rev. Izea Blanks, Jr.                                            Ph.(205) 652-9591
                                                                     Rev. Willie Evans, pastor              Southern Star Mennonite Church           Rocks Chapel Baptist Church                                      FAX (205)652-9593
                                                                                      BOYD                  Rev. Harold Schmidt & Donald             Rev. Albert Presswood, pastor

                                                                                                                                                                                               York Elderly Apartments
                                                                     Hadden Presbyterian Church             Seiler, pastor 455-2415                  Smith Chapel Baptist Church
     Sumter Health & Rehabilitation                                  Joe Fas, pastor                        Soul Chapel United Methodist             Rev. Richard Wilson, pastor
             Center, LLC
                                                                     Old Mt Olive PBC                       Church                                   Present Help Christian Assembly
                                                                      L. T. Whitfield, elder                Rev. Searcy White, pastor                Pastor Gregory Chinn                          Facilities for Persons Age 62 and Over
                  1505 E. 4th Avenue                                 Shiloh Zion Baptist Church             Geiger United Methodist Church           Fourth Creek Missionary Baptist

                  205-392-5281
                    York, Alabama                                    Minister Edmond Bell, pastor           Wilson Kendrick, Jr., pastor, 455-       Church                                             Highway 17 North, York, AL
                                                                                   COATOPA                  2687                                     Rev. Edward Dubose
                                                                     Christian Valley Missionary Baptist    New Mt. Calvary Baptist Church           Mt. Powell Baptist Church                   392-5291/800-669-977 /TDD 800-927-9275
                                                                     Church                                 Calvin E. Finch, Sr., pastor, 455-2101   Rev. Wesley Winston, pastor

                                                                                                                                                                                                Cuba Timber Company, Inc.
                                                                     Rev. Frank Lyles, pastor                           LIVINGSTON                   205-392-7544
       Serving Your Area Since 1963                                  Christian Valley Baptist Church        Word of Life Church                      York Baptist Church
   Lewis Pest Control, Inc.
                                                                     Rev. Matthew J. Kelley, pastor         Russell H. Hardy, pastor                 Rev. David Wilkinson, pastor, 392-
                                                                     Bethel Pine Baptist Church             Faith Christian Center                   4876                                         We buy Pine, Hardwood, Saw Logs, & Pulpwood
                                                                     Rev. Floyd O. Bell, pastor             Percy L. Craine, pastor 652-9661         Truevine Fellowship Church                               Large and Small Tracts
                                                                     Brewersville United Methodist          First Baptist Church of Livingston       Willie Davis, pastor, 392-7894                              Best Price Given
                                                                                                                                                                                                                205-392-7496
   PROMPT                       25 W. Front St.
   PROFESSIONAL                                                      Church                                 Rev. Frederick L. Rowles                 York Church of Christ
                                                                                                            Johnson Baptist Church
                             Thomasville, AL 36784
                                                                     Rev. Daniel Baughman                                                            York
                                                                                                                                                                                                              316 6th Ave. Cuba, AL.
   SERVICE
                                                                     Dug Hill Primitive Baptist Church      Rev. Samuel Harris, pastor               First Pentecostal Church
                        (334) 636-4530 or 1-800-323-4235



    Odom Chevrolet,
                                                                     Rev. John H. Wright pastor             Livingston First Baptist Church          Rev. Jimmy Barmore, pastor, 392-
                                                                     Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church            Rev. Jerry Hall, pastor 652-2512         4806                                                               Big River
            Inc.
                                                                     Rev. Henry Moore                       St. James Episcopal Church               Covenant Presbyterian Church
                                                                     Mt. Tabor Baptist Church                                                                                                                         Industries, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Livlite Division
                                                                                                            Father Bryan Hatchett                    Rev. Garet Aldridge, pastor, York
                          130 Greensboro St.                         Rev. James McDonald, pastor            St. Francis of Assisi Catholic           York Presbyterian Church, Inc.




                                                                                                                                                                                                 SOUTHWEST
                              Eutaw, AL                              Oak Grove Baptist Church               Church                                   Rev. Kelly Unger, Jr., pastor, 392-                          P.O. Drawer V, Livingston, AL
                                                                     Rev. Willie J. Ivory, Sr.              Reverend Larry Shinnick                  5860                                                              FAX (205)652-2267
                         Phone: (205) 372-4538                                        CUBA                  In abundance Tabernacal of               York Presbyterian Church
                    Parts & Service: (205) 372-3434                  Full Gospel Holiness Church            Deliverance                               652- 2581                                                      Phone (205)652-9688
                                                                     Elder Houston Brown, Pastor            Pastor Juanita Lard                      Mount Hermon Baptist Church
                                                                     Grant’s Chapel Methodist Church        First Presbyterian Church,               Dr. James Granger, pastor
                                                                     Rev. Izea Blanks, Jr.                  Livingston                               York United Methodist Church
                                                                     Cuba Presbyterian Church               Dr. O. Neil McCarter                     Rev. John Evangelista, 392-4801
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                                                                     Rev. Chris Kiepe, pastor               Livingston Church of God                 Hixion Baptist Church
 Livingston Branch                     York Branch                   Cuba Baptist Church                    Jack Thomas, pastor,                     Rev. Henry Moore, pastor




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 105 West Main St.                       582 4th St.                 Rev. Hal Hatten, pastor                Livingston Church of Christ              New Hope Baptist Church                                   Kelly Stephens, President
 205-652-9544                          205-392-9023                  Mt. Olive Baptist Church               Buddy Borland, minister,                 Rev. A. C. Washington, Sr., pastor,                     P.O. Box 360 • Livingston, AL
                                                                     Rev. C. L. Walk, pastor                Livingston United Methodist              392-4536
                                                                     Zion Hill Missionary Baptist           Church                                   Oak Grove Baptist Church
                                                                     Church                                 Rev. Scott Hohn                          Rev. P. S. Jenkins, pastor
                                                                     Rev. Christan Wayne Davis              Living Word Church                       Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
                                                                     Morning Star Baptist Church            Pastor Byron P. Franklin, Sr.            Rev. Ronnie Walk, pastor

                                652-9636
                                                                     Rev. Willie D. Wilson, pastor          New Prospect Baptist Church              Eastern Star Baptist Church
                                                                     Cuba Church of God in Christ           Antwon Plott, pastor.                    Rev. Charles Delaine, pastor, 392-                            616 Armory Street
                                                                     Rev. Willie Sealy, pastor              Morning Star Baptist Church              9680                                                           Greensboro, AL
  Member FDIC    P.O. Box 969 Livingston, AL                         Pine Grove Baptist Church
                                                                     Willie D. Burton, pastor 392-7311
                                                                                                            Rev. Tyrone Thomas, pastor
                                                                                                            Pine Grove Baptist Church
                                                                                                                                                     Mt. Zion
                                                                                                                                                     Rev. E.L. Charleston                                            334-624-3054
                                                                     Mt. Zion Baptist Church                Rev. Kentray Sims, pastor                Lillies Chapel A. M. E. Zion
                                                                                                                                                                                                Gaddy Electric & Plumbing
                                                                     Rev. Willie Harrison                   Praying in the Spirit Ministries at      Rev. Lester M. Core, pastor
   Bill’s Pressure Washing & Excavating                              God United Spiritual Kingdom           Refuge Deliverance                       Grant’s Chapel C.M.E.
             “No jobs are TOO small”                                 Evangelist Katie Lake
                                                                     Church of God Holiness
                                                                                                            Marie Carter-Overseer- 609-0035
                                                                                                            Shady Grove Baptist Church
                                                                                                                                                     Rev. Paul Holt, Pastor
                                                                                                                                                     Apostolic Outreach Center                        145 Industrial Park Drive
                    334-654-0226                                     Ed. Tatum, Pastor                      Rev. John Powell, pastor                 Vernon McGrew, pastor, 392-7511                       Demopolis, AL
                    334-289-1686
                                                                                                                                                                                                            334-289-2822
                                                                                    EMELLE                  Greater Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist      Abundant Life Church
         williamnoland2003@yahoo.com                                 Sun Light Baptist Church               Church,                                  Roy C. Allen, pastor
                                                                     Rev. Willie Tillman, pastor            205-652-1121                                             WARD
                                                                     Brown’s Chapel Baptist Church          Mt. Nebo Primitive Baptist Church        Gaston Valley Baptist
                                                                     Minister DeWayne A. Crockett, pastor   Elder L. C. Eatman, pastor               Rev. L.C. Knighton, pastor
                                                                     New Jones Baptist Church               Mt. Pilgrim Primitive Baptist            Saint Matthew Baptist                     YORK BODY SHOP, LLC
                                                                     Rev. Willie James Evans, pastor        Church                                   Pastor Author Graham                          • Towing/Wrecker Service
                                                                     Mary Winston Baptist Church            Rev. DeWayne Crockett, pastor            Union Chapel C.M.E. Church
            105 US Hwy 80E.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Glass Replacement
                                                                     Rev. Willie James Evans, pastor        Shiloh Baptist Church                    Jacquelyn C. Phillips, pastor, 392-             Body Work - Frame Work - Painting
                                                                     Jerusalem Baptist Church               Archie L. Porter, pastor 652-2710        9949                                             Curtis Kirkland & Shirley Kirkland
      For Sunday Dinner come visit us                                Rev. Henry J. Rush, 601-743-5044       Mt. Zion A. M. E. Church                 Friendship Missionary Baptist                      Email: yorkbodyshop@att.net
              in Demopolis!                                          St. Peter Baptist Church               Dr. Al Fonso                             Church                                    1453 E. 4th Ave.
                                                                                                                                                                                               York, AL 36925
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Phone:205-392-4777
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fax:205-392-0010
                                                                     Rev. Edward Knighton                   A.A. Smith                               Rev. F.N. Nixon
                                                                     West Union Baptist Church              Faith Christian Center, Inc.             Ward Baptist Church
      Dr. William R. Simpkins                                        Rev. J.R. Jennings, Pastor
                                                                     Mt. Zion Baptist Church
                                                                                                            Pastor Percy L. Craine 652-4934
                                                                                                            Westly Chapel C.M.E
                                                                                                                                                     Rev. Albert Creel, pastor
                                                                                                                                                     Church of God, Ward                                        BOYD RENTALS
                 Family Practice                                     Rev. John Powell, pastor               Izea Blanks, pastor                      Bro. James Fleming, pastor                        SMALL, MEDIUM AND LARGE
                                                                                      EPES                                 PANOLA                    St. John Baptist Church                            STORAGE UNITS FOR RENT

    9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri.
                   Office Hours                                      Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church        Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church              Rev. Doc Pettis Lockett,392-4799              Do you Need to save Household Goods,
                                                                     Rev. Tim Craddock, pastor              Rev. Douglas Newton                      Cokes Chapel Methodist Church                Excess Furniture and Other Things you also
                  9 - 12 on Wed.                                     New Hope Baptist Church                Rome CME Church                          Rev. John Evangelista, pastor                  want to save but have no where to put?
     Highway 11 Livingston, AL 652-2686                              Rev. Johnnie Lockett, pastor           Rev. Willie Flemming                                  WHITFIELD                     Call Boyd Rentals at 205-652-2127
                                                                     Miller Hill Baptist Church             Mt. Tabor Baptist Church                 Black's Bluff Missionary Baptist
                                                                     Rev. Samuel Gulley, pastor             Rev. John Meeks, pastor                  Church
   If you read it so did your                                                                                                                                                                     If you read it so did your
                                                                     Epes Baptist Church                    Zion Valley Baptist Church               Rev. O.L. Sealey, pastor




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                                                                     Epes                                   Rev. Marvin Earl Washington, pastor      Ebeneezer Missionary Baptist
      potential customers.
                                                                     Epes Methodist Church
                                                                     Rev. Ray Boyd, pastor, 652-6564
                                                                                                            Greater Salem A.M.E. Zion Church
                                                                                                            Rev. Terry White
                                                                                                                                                     Church
                                                                                                                                                     Micheal Barton, pastor                          potential customers.
                                                                     Epes First Baptist Church              Galilee Baptist Church                               KINTERBISH
                                                                     No pastor                              Rev. B. Nelson Little                    Beulah Baptist Church
                                                                     Jones Creek Baptist Church             St. John Baptist Church                  Kinterbish
                                                                     Rev. John Meeks, pastor                Rev. James A. Maddox
Thursday, February 17, 2011                                                                     Sumter County Record-Journal                                                                                         5A
ing. Continuous acres represent         RAVE about Artists                                                                                                       must be unable to         January 1, 1988, members of
the most environmentally desir-          When there are as                                                                                                       maintain substantial-     theArmed Forces Reserve com-
able and sensitive land. For          many acclaimed artists                                                                                                     ly gainful employ-        ponents, while on inactive duty
                                                                                   Community
more       information,       visit   exhibiting their cre-                      Announcements                                                                   ment as a result of       for training, also earned Social
http://www.fsa.usda.gov/crp.          ations in one location, it                                                                                                 his or her service-       Security credits. At the time of
   GPS 101: Technology for            is something to rave                 with the MSO on Saturday, Feb.       12 PM and 1 PM to 6 PM -                         connected disabili-       your application for Social
   Better Land Management             about, and that is exactly what      26 in a performance of the           Entry drop off                       ties. The veteran must also have      Security benefits, you or your
The Alabama Cooperative               Black Belt Treasures plans to do     Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in          Saturday, March 12th 10 AM        a 60 percent or greater disability    survivor must present your serv-
Extension System welcomes             on April 29 and 30. The week-        G minor and theme from the           - 2 PM - Entry drop off              or two or more service-connect-       ice discharge papers as proof of
you to attend a workshop on           end’s events will feature a gala     movie “Schindler’s List.”               Friday, March 18th, 6 - 8 PM      ed disabilities with at least one     your military service. For fur-
"GPS 101" at the University of        reception on Friday evening             The evening begins with a         - Opening Reception and              disability ratable at 40 percent      ther information about Social
West Alabama at the ALFA              from 6-8 p.m., and a festival on     wonderful 50th Anniversary           Awards Ceremony                      or more with a combined rating        Security credits due to ones mil-
Environmental          Hall      in   Saturday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.       Gala, hosted by the Meridian            Wednesday, April 27 - Last        of 70 percent or more. For            itary service, please contact
Livingston on Wed., March 16             Tickets for the Friday            Symphony Association, Inc.           day of exhibition                    more information about VA’s           your local Social Security
at 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The work-       evening event will be available      and Meridian Rotary Club. This          Friday, April 29, 10 AM - 12      Individual Unemployability            office.
shop will provide a hands-on          for purchase beginning on            spectacular celebration of the       PM and 1 PM to 4:30 PM - Pick        benefits, contact your County                Red Springs Revival
opportunity to operate a GPS          March 1. The day-long festival       orchestra’s golden anniversary       up work                              Veterans Service Office at (205-         There will be a revival at Red
unit and learn to use GIS soft-       on Saturday will be free to the      features a tribute to the pioneers      Saturday, April 30, 10 AM -       459-2111).                            Springs Church located six
ware (20 GPS Units and                public and will feature artist       of the organization, live music,     12 PM and 1 PM to 4:30 PM -                 Social Security Work           miles south of Butler on Feb. 28
Laptops will be available for use     demonstrations, music, and           and a variety of heavy hors          Pick up work                         Awarded for Military Service          - March 4 at 7:15 p.m. Special
during the training exercises).       more. Both of these events will      d'oeuvres. Proceeds from the             Tablescapes at Livingston           Your active duty, or active        guests will be the Millikin
Payments should be mailed to:         be held at Black Belt Treasures      event       benefit      Meridian         First Baptist Church            duty for training, in the U. S.       Family. Jerry Turner is pastor,
Sumter County Cooperative             in historic downtown Camden.         Symphony Orchestra and                  This year's Tablescapes event     Armed Services has counted            205-673-2284. Brent Boutwell
Extension, ACES / GPS 101                 Alabama Game and Fish            Rotary Club’s “End Polio Now”        is scheduled for March 13 at         towards Social Security credits       is assistant pastor, 205-657-
Workshop, PO Drawer H,                  Division Hunter Ed. Class          program. Please reserve your         12:30 p.m. at Livingston First       since January 1957. Since             2037.




                                                                                                                                                                                            $14.95
Livingston, Alabama 35470.               Alabama State Game and            tickets in advance by contacting     Baptist Church. Tickets must be
Call or email for more informa-       Fish Division will conduct           the Meridian Symphony                purchased beforehand. Speaker
tion and prices: Jack Rowe            Hunter Education classes at the      Association, Inc. at 601-693-        is Rita Sweatt of Amory, Miss.
Phone 251-589-5572 or E-mail          University of West Alabama           2224.                                For the more information one
wjr0001@aces.edu;            Beau     Student Union Building begin-             Coleman Center and the          may call 652-7705.
Brodbeck,251-259-6507 or E-           ning March 9 through March              Sumter County Fine Arts              Walk a Thon for St. Jude's


                                                                                                                                                                                             for dial up
mail brodbam@aces.edu.                11. Classes will be held from 6       Council offer Annual Juried            There will be a walk a thon
       Sumter Little League           p.m. until 10 p.m. and will be                      Art                   for St. Jude's on March 12 at 10



                                                                                                                                                                                             internet?!
   Registration for all ages (5-      conducted by State Game and             The Coleman Center for the        a.m. at the Sports Plex in
18) will be February - March          Fish Division Game Warden            Arts will be hosting the annual      Demopolis. If anyone is inter-
2011. Ages 5-12 start up March        Joey Richardson.                     Sumter County Fine Arts              ested in helping raise donations,
5 and 13-18 on April 1. We will          Participants will receive         Council Juried Art Show this         please contact Angie Pugh at
be playing at York Spotsplex.         instructions on hunter safety and    spring. The show will be on dis-     334-654-1986.



                                                                                                                                                           Itʼs true! Just $14.95
Sumter Little League will be          will receive hunter education        play from March 18th to April                Social Security Visit
starting this program for the first   cards upon completion of the         27th. This juried show will fea-      Schedule for Sumter County
time in this community. We            class. All hunters born after        ture the artwork of Sumter              Every third Wednesday of the


                                                                                                                                                           for dial up internet at
need your help! All businesses,       April, 1977 is required to com-      County artists, and $600 in cash     month        Social      Security
schools, parents and churches.        plete the class, and must present    prizes will be awarded. Works        Administration will be in
Let’s do it for the kids. Will you    the hunter education card before     accepted include painting,           Sumter County at the Police


                                                                                                                                                                 Sumter Net!
help us help them? We need            they can be issued a Alabama         drawing, photography, print-         Municiple Building, 501
sponsors for teams. $300.00           Hunting license. The class is        making, textiles, sculpture,         Layfayette St. in Livingston at
will get your name on team            free and you must be at least 10     ceramics, mixed media, and           10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Jerseys for 2011 with the name        years old to take the class.         stained glass. All works must                     Individual
in field face. Michael Hughes is      Please register on line at out-      have been created in 2010 or                 Unemployability                                  Come down to
                                                                                                                                                             210 S. Washington St. in Livingston, Ala.
league president. Sign up loca-       dooralabama.com. Fore more           later.                                  Individual Unemployability
tion is Elisabeth hall, 2-6 p.m.      information contact Game                Entry Forms are available at      is pat of the U.S. Department of
Thursday. Opening ceremony is         Warden Joey Richardson at            the Coleman Center for the           Veterans Affairs disability com-        (In the Sumter County Record-Journal Building)
                                                                                                                                                                        to sign up today!
March 5 at 12 noon until. Early       205-609-4011.                        Arts/Hightower Library in York       pensation program that allows
registration is jan. 27-March 3,             Meridian Symphony             and the the Tutwiler Library in      VA to pay certain veterans com-
20. Final registration/tryouts        Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary         Livingston. For more informa-        pensation at the 100% rate, even
will be march 3/Feb.12, 19 at 10         Dr. Claire Fox Hillard has        tion please contact the Coleman      though the VA has not rated                New accounts must not be in the same household with
a.m.-2 p.m. Bring a copy of a         designated           2010-2011,      Center for the Arts, 205-392-        their service-connected disabili-      pre-existing accounts or terminated accounts. All payments are
birth certificate. League mem-        Meridian              Symphony       2        0       0        5      ,   ties at the total rate. A veteran
                                                                                                                                                                        due on the first of the month.
bership dues are $10.00, option-      Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary,        colemancenter@gmail.com.
al. Early registration for one        “A Season of Celebration”!              Important Dates:
child is $25, two is $45 and          Adding to that excitement -             Thursday, March 10th, 10
three is $65. Late is $30 for one,    Itzhak Perlman, the world’s          AM - 12 PM and 1 PM to 6 PM
$55 for two and $75 for three.        most notable violinist of the        - Entry drop off
                                                                                                                     Stop Throwing Your Money Away
      Black Belt Treasures to         20th century will be on stage           Friday, March 11th, 10 AM -

UWA knocks off UAH in waning moments
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a game-best 29 points while              The Tigers’largest lead of the
                                                                 shot the Lady Chargers on the
also collecting a team-high           night was created thanks in part
                                                                 night as it registered a 47.1 per-
seven rebounds.                       to a pair of 3-pointers. Dale con-
                                                                 centage from the field.
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   She was joined in double fig-      nected on one of her three sheThe Tiger defense held UAH
ures by Latashia Greer who            hit on the night while Larrenda
                                                                 to shoot 41.8 percent, but more
dropped 19 and Danielle Cole          Rockwell also had a trey during
                                                                 importantly the visitors only                                             PUBLIC NOTICE - CLOSE-OUT
who chipped in with 10. McCoy         the run.                   connected on 4-17 from 3-point
scored just eight, but she also          UWA finished the night hit-
                                                                 range. At Huntsville earlier this
                                                                                                                   The City of Livingston will hold a public meeting on Thursday, February
dished out nine helpers to her        ting six of its 14 3-point season, the team connected on
teammates.                            attempts for a solid 42.9 per-
                                                                 13 treys.                                          24, 2011 at 12:00 noon to discuss the Close-Out of CDBG High School
   The nine assists matches a         centage from long-range.      Shoring up the perimeter                          Sewer project #CDR-LR-09-047. The meeting will be held at the
                                                                                                                                             Livingston City Hall.
UWA tennis falls at North Georgia
                                                                 allowed UAH to score more
                                                                 points inside, but UWA still
                                                                 outscored the Lady Chargers in                                                The purpose of this meeting is to:
   The University of West in action on Feb. 18 when they the paint by a 42-34 margin. The
Alabama tennis teams both lost take on William Carey and rebounding battle, however,                                        (1)           Discuss the CDBG activities that were undertaken by the


                                                   NEWS ALERT
on Saturday, dropping their Tougaloo.                            was dominated by UAH 51-35.
                                                                                                                                                     City of Livingston.
matches at North Georgia by
identical scores of 7-2. Both
teams own a 2-3 record on the                                                                                               (2)          Solicit the views and proposals of local citizens concerning
year.                                                                                                                                      the activities undertaken by the City;
                                    The Spring, 2011 administration of the Alabama High
   The two points earned on the School Graduation Examination will be 9:00 a.m. February
men’s side came from the five
                                    22, 28, March 1, 3 and 4 at each of the Sumter County                          Citizens will be afforded an opportunity to express their views, ideas, and
and six positions as Lucas Cruz                                                                                   proposals at this meeting. All ideas and proposals presented will be consid-
and Luis Ruiz defeated their High Schools.                                                                          ered by local officials. Any person with disabilities that require special
North Georgia opponents.
                                                         TEST SITES                                               accommodations in order to participate in the public hearing should notify
   Cruz won 8-4 while Ruiz was
an 8-4 victor. Juan Felipe Tellez                                                                                 the City Administrator of the City of Livingston, Johnny Meadows, at (205)
played the team’s other most                        Livingston High School                                          652-2505 at least two days prior to the meeting. Any written comments
competitive match losing 6-1 in                            Livingston                                                                        should be submitted to:
the first set before battling, but
ultimately falling, 7-5 in the sec-              Sumter County High School                                                                               CDBG Program
ond.                                                          York                                                                                  Attn. Thomas M. Tartt, III
   On the women’s side, it was                                                                                                                          City of Livingston
the four and five spots that                          TEST SCHEDULE                                                                                       P.O. Drawer W
picked up UWA’s points. Katy
Shoptaugh responded from a 1- Tuesday, February 22, 2011
                                                                                                                                                      Livingston, AL 35470
                                                                                   Reading
6 loss in the first set by taking Monday, February 28, 2011                 Language
the next two sets by scores of 6-                                                                                Thomas M. Tartt, III
                                    Tuesday, March 1, 2011                Social Studies                         Mayor
4, 6-2. Dasha Popova won by an
8-5 score.                          Thursday, March 3, 2011             Science/Biology                          City of Livingston
   The two teams will be back Friday, March 4, 2011                       Mathematics
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       Sports & Outdoors
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                                                                                                                                                       Please send your Sports & Outdoors stories and pictures to SCRJ, PO
                                                                                                                                                      Drawer B, Livingston, AL 35470 or email them to scrjmedia@yahoo.com.
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   By Herman B. Ward, Jr. and        14. The victory gave the Lady        after defeating area opponents       Tarrant High at 6:00 Friday               Friday, Feb. 11 the Wildcats         25-3 Wildcats will host Hale
        Kasey DeCastra               Cougars the Girls Class 4-A          Monday evening.All four teams        night, Feb. 18 in Livingston.          took out Sipsy Valley 91-41             County Friday night at 6 p.m.
   Sarah Holder turned the           Area Championship, and               will play for the Sub-Regional          Livingston Girls will play          before taking on Aliceville.              The Lady Wildcats defeated
lights out on Greene County          advanced them to the Sub-            title at home Thursday and           Holt High School Thursday              Dartayvis Hogan was on top of           Aliceville High 66-21 at home,
High School with a game win-         Regional.                            Friday night, Feb 17 and 18 .        night, Feb. 17 at 5:30.                scores with 18 points and both          and will play Hale County High
ning free throw with .02 sec-          Livingston and Sumter High             Livingston Boys defeated            Sumter County High defeat-          Dayvan Maye and Sam Mayo                Thursday night in the Johnny
onds left in the game for a 52-51    Boys and Girls are 4-A and 3-A       Holt High School to claim the        ed Aliceville at home 66-33 for        followed up with 10 points              Patrick Gymnasium at 5:30
victory Monday evening, Feb.         Area Champions respectively,         area title 53-48. They will play     the area title Monday.                 each. The number one ranked             p.m.


Tigers Split Day, Series With Ga. Southwestern Tigers open 2011 campaign
   The University of West
Alabama baseball team racked
                                     half of the first, the top of the
                                     lineup would again put a
                                                                          contest and added another pair
                                                                          in the nightcap to give the
                                                                                                               Duran to force in the winning
                                                                                                               run.
                                                                                                                                                      with a pair of wins
up 27 hits on the day, but ulti-     crooked number up on the             speedy center fielder six on the        Gary Carden pitched two                The University of West               pick up the victory. Ford, who
mately split its doubleheader at     board for the Red and White.         young season.                        innings of relief to earn the vic-     Alabama softball team opened            notched her 27th victory at
Georgia Southwestern on              Simone’s fourth double of the           Picking up 13 more hits in the    tory.                                  the 2011 season by setting a            UWA, entered the circle in the
Sunday. The Tigers took game         season came in the frame and         series finale, it appeared as if        The Tigers would not have           school record and tying two oth-        final frame. Ford allowed a run
one by an 11-1 score before          knocked in Ladarius Cole, one        UWA would sweep the day as it        been in position to lose the affair    ers in a 28-4 trouncing of Miles        on three hits.
falling in extra innings by a 10-    of the three runs UWAscored en       led by a 7-3 score going into the    had the team not combined to           College. The Tigers (2-0) then             Trailing 9-6 after 5 1/2
9 score in the finale, giving        route to knocking out Georgia        Hurricane half of the sixth.         commit seven errors. The               rallied for a 12-11 victory over        innings, the Tigers plated a five
UWA a 3-4 record on the year.        Southwestern starter Jody            Southwestern proceeded to            untidy play was particularly           Columbus State. The loss was            spot on the scoreboard to take
The Hurricanes are now 3-5.          Sellars (0-1).                       score three in the sixth, and the    unkind to Burgess who gave up          the first of the season for the         an 11-9 lead heading into the
   The day’s first game was             Sellars one inning while fac-     Tigers responded by tacking on       five runs in 3.2 innings of work       Cougars.                                final frame.
much like the first on Saturday      ing four batters in the second,      a run in the top of the seventh      but only two of the scores were           The 28 runs against MC                  Fincher drove in the first run
as the Tigers piled up 14 hits and   giving up five hits and seven        but it would not be enough as        earned.                                eclipsed the 24 runs totaled            of the inning with a two-out,
scored 11 times.                     runs.                                two more GSW runs crossed the           Things could not have gone          against Judson College in 2009.         RBI single that plated Angela
   Each of the 11 Tigers that           Colin McKeen stroked his          plate in the bottom frame to         much better on the offensive           UWA tied the school mark for            Smith. Following a Frost single
recorded official at-bats had at     first home run of the season in      force extras.                        side of things, however, starting      RBI in a game with 23, equaling         that loaded the bases, Hartley
least one hit while Deon             the fifth to put WestAlabama up         In the UWA half of the            with Cole’s stellar 4-for-5, two       the mark set by the 2007 squad          drew a walk to score Allison
Williams picked up one of            8-1 and that was more than           eighth, Rice hit a two-out triple    RBI performance from the top           against Clark Atlanta.                  Lockhart, who was pinch run-
UWA’s three walks when he            enough run support for Tiger         to the gap in right-center to        spot. He also scored twice,               Ashley Frost tied the school         ning for Taylor Beck. Powell
entered as a pinch hitter in the     starter Jeb Huber (2-0). The         score Kevin Deese and put the        keeping him on top of UWA              record for RBI with seven en            then stepped to the plate with
ninth to ensure that all 12 offen-   Ponchatoula, La. native tossed       Tigers back up by a run at 9-8.      ledger with nine runs on the sea-      route to a 5 for 5 at the dish in       the bases still full and doubled,
sive players reached base safely.    six solid innings, scattering four      Josh Varner (0-1) came on in      son.                                   the win. The San Jose, Calif.           scoring Hartley, Frost and
   The Tigers began the day          hits while allowing just the one     relief of Brian Burgess in GSW          Simone was also strong in the       native also drove in three runs         Vincher for the two run lead
with a big inning, setting the       unearned run.                        half of the eighth, and he quick-    contest as he went 2-for-3             and launched one of the Tigers’         after six complete innings.
tone with a four-run first. Each        Strong in relief, Taylor          ly found himself in trouble after    including his team-leading fifth       two homeruns in the affair.                CSU tied the game in the sev-
of the first four batters in the     Bratton (1) pitched the final        issuing a leadoff walk to Michel     double. The Amherstburg,               Valisha Fincher, who also               enth inning as Keeley Kennedy
lineup reached safely and came       three innings of the game and        Coffey and giving up a bunt sin-     Ontario native drew a pair of          recorded a homer, finished the          singled to center field to plate
around to score. Micah Reaves        did not surrender a hit in picking   gle to Sellars. A sacrifice bunt     walks as well and scored twice         game with multiple hits and             Branigan Wix and Rocky
had the big hit in the inning as     up his first save of the year.       moved the two into scoring           while also driving in two runs.        three RBI. Anna Shartzer, Kelli         Hemmer.
his double knocked in Chris             Matching Cole and Simone          position, setting up a game-         McKeen also collected two hits         Hartley, Jessica Powell and                The Tigers for the second
Duncan and Brian Simone.             with a pair of hits in the first     tying double by Andrew               and two RBI as he belted his           Caitlyn Bonham also tallied             time in the outing rallied. With
   Reaves would finish the           game was Jeremy Rice, while          Anderson.                            second homer of the day, a 2-          multiple hits in the victory.           two outs, Shartzer doubled to
game with a team-best three          Simone and McKeen joined                Setting up a potential double     run shot in the sixth.                    Katie Ford (2-0) claimed her         right center to become the win-
RBI.                                 Reaves with multi-RBI per-           play, Varner intentionally              Deese finished with two hits,       first of two victories in the circle    ning run. Beck followed with a
   After letting the Hurricanes      formances as both notched two.       walked Corey Benson, but he          too, to round out the Tigers who       for UWA as the Garden City,             single to plate Shartzer and
get one of the runs back in their    Cole swiped two bags in the          followed that up by hitting John     had a multi-hit game.                  Kan. product tossed four                claim the come from behind


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                                                                          UWA offense comes alive as Tigers split                                     on four hits. The senior record-           Kristen Skinner, who drew


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                                                                                                                                                      ed seven strikeouts and walked          her first start of the season -
                                                                            Behind the strength of an          out the side in his inning of          just a pair in the win. Taylor          tossed the first five innings for
                                                                         offensive       barrage,        the   work.                                  Tucker logged her first colle-          the Red and White. Skinner sur-
                                                                         University of West Alabama               The lone sore spot in the con-      giate inning as she allowed two         rendered eight runs on seven
   West Alabama’s career saves       information contacts and media baseball team won the first                test was the three errors com-         runs on two hits with a strikeout       hits while logging five strike-
leader Brian Burgess has landed      members. Omission from the game of its doubleheader at                    mitted by the Tigers, and mis-         and a walk.                             outs and three walks. Hannah
on the watch list for the presti-    initial list does not exclude addi- Georgia Southwestern on               cues wound up being UWA’s                 In the contest against CSU           Griffin also threw an inning for
gious Tino Martinez Award            tional players from future con- Saturday by a 13-10 score. In             bugaboo in the nightcap.               (4-1), the Tigers rallied from          the Tigers, allowing two runs on
given to the most outstanding        sideration.                         the nightcap, the Tigers fell in         The Hurricanes scored four          behind twice late in the game to        four walks.
player in NCAA Division II              The list will be updated with an 8-1 decision and now sit at 2-        runs in the first two innings off
baseball.                            a mid-season release mid-April. 3 on the season.                          of Barry Meeks (0-1), but only
   The annual honor is named         Semifinalists are scheduled to         Georgia Southwestern is 2-4.       two of those runs were earned
after the former Division II         be announced on May 7 with             After falling behind 2-0 as        as West Alabama committed
great and New York Yankee star       the finalists to be named on the hosts scored a run in both the           three errors in the two frames.
Martinez.                            May 19.                             first and second innings, the            The runs would hold up for
   Burgess entered the season           After the finalists are named Tigers used a big top half of the        the hosts as the Tigers were only
with 25 saves which had him          fans will be once again be invit- fourth to take the lead for the         able to muster one run off of
tied for the Gulf South              ed to vote online at first time. Ladarrius Cole began                     four hits. That run came in the
Conference career mark. He           tinoaward.com to help deter- the frame with his first triple in           fifth when Clint Brown
now stands alone in the GSC          mine the winner. The winner an UWA uniform and was                        knocked in McKeen who had
after picking up his first save of   will be announced after the con- knocked in when Chris Duncan             singled earlier in the frame.                                            Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5
the season during the season         clusion of the Division II reached on an infield single.                     Zach Whitman (1-1) earned
opening series this past week-       Baseball Championships held Following a walk drawn by                     the victory in the seven-inning
end. Nominations for the award       in Cary, N.C. from May 28 to Brian Simone, Kevin Deese                    contest.
were made by baseball sports         June 4.                             belted one over the right field

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                                                                         fence to give the Tigers a 4-1
                                                                         advantage.

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                                                                            The top half of the order con-
                                                                         tinued its assault on Hurricane
                                                                         starter Trent Franzago (0-2) as it
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                                                                         scored three additional runs off
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                                                                         of him in the fifth. UWA rapped
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                                                                         eight hits and scored seven runs
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                                                                         off of Franzago to give him the
Sports Clinic Classic.               earn the victories.
                                                                         loss. The Tigers added four
   The Tigers (3-1) claimed a 7-        Katie Ford (3-0) logged the
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   By Tom Taylor                After my flight was resched-                                                                          February 15-19             Ohio Valley Refinery &
   In January 2010, Ashley      uled three times, I arrived in                                                                 Tuesday- Friday 9am – 6pm         Roadshow
Davis, Miss Alabama 2010,       Las Vegas just in time for                                                                          Saturday 9am-4pm                Weese said that when an indi-
won her local title, Miss       the first night of preliminar-                                                                          Quality Inn              vidual brings in an item, the
West Central Alabama in         ies. Ashley competed in the                                                                        1401 Roebuck Drive            buyers will enter the details into
Livingston.                     On-stage quesiton on the                                                                           Meridian, MS 39301            their online system which con-
   After winning the state      first night of preliminaries.                                                                   “There was buried treasure in    nects with over 10,000 collec-
crown in June 2011, Ashley         After a fun day touring                                                                   the backyard just waiting to be     tors. Items can range from coin
began making preparations       some fo the sights of Las                                                                    dug up and the family knew it.      collections to vintage guitars
for the Miss America            Vegas, we all made our way                                                                   So one day the granddaughter        and everything in between. “If
Pageant that was held in Las    to the auditorium for the                                                                    decided to excavate what her        we can get someone to generate
Vegas this past January. As     second night of preliminary                                                                  grandmother, an escapee from        an offer, they agree to the terms
director for the Miss West      event. Ashley competed in                                                                    an oppressive Russian tsarist       and we give them a check on the
Central Alabma I was            Evening Wear and Lifestyle                                                                   rule, put in the dirt years ago.    spot. However, if more than
thrilled that one of            in Fitness and Swimsuit. It                                                                  Turns out it was $57,000 worth      one collector is interested, the
“our”girls would represent      was an exciting night as                                                                     of Russian gold rubles.”            offer can go higher,” explains
our state in Las Vegas.         Ashley was named the                                                                            That's just one story Colleen    Weese.
   Las Vegas never has been     swimsuit winner.                                                                             Rivera likes to tell. Witnessing       David Ford, a buyer for the
a longtime vacation destina-       On the third night of pre-                                                                such impressive finds is part of    company, said he enjoys travel-
                                                                                                                             her job as a show manager for       ing to different towns each
tion for me. However, now       liminaries, Ashley beautiful-
                                                                                                                             the Ohio Valley Gold & Silver       week and finding new and inter-
that I had a reason to make     ly sang “If I Had My Way”
the trip, I, along with my      for talent.                      Tom Taylor with Miss West Central Alabama, Ashley Refinery's traveling roadshow.                esting items. Just a few weeks
                                                                 Davis, in Las Vegas at the Miss America pageant.               The Springfield, Ill.-based      back he had a woman come in
pageant hohorts, Carl              Friday was another great                                                                  company is in Meridian through      who had bought a coin from the
Sudduth, Deborah Truelove,      day in Vegas. Miss               with peanuts.                 Vegas was amazing. We Saturday looking to buy pre-                casino she worked at for a dollar
began to make travel            America’s title sponsor,           The Miss America finals attempted to see as much as cious metals, jewelry, historical         the night before. She walked
arrangements for the next       DSW, brought back the            were nationally televised. It possible- The Bellagio, The artifacts, antiques and other col-    out that morning with a check
week long trip. We booked       “Show Me Your Shoes”             was an exciting night. Venetian, New York, New lectibles.                                       for $50. She joked that this was
our hotel rooms, purchased      parade. Each contestant was      Though Ashley did not York, old town Vegas, the                When someone brings in an        the quickest $49 dollars she ever
our event tickets, and          asked to decorate a pair of      bring home the crown, she shows, the shopping, and item, The Ohio Valley Refinery               made.
secured the airline ticktes.    shoes that represented their     did come home with more the dining.                         & Roadshow evaluates it,               So search through your clos-
Joining us on the trip were     home state. Ashley chose to      scholarship money and the       Thanks to everyone for makes an offer, then writes out a        ets and bring down your items
Gretchen Sudduth, Karon         select her hometown of           experience of a lifetime. She supporting Ashley. She is check sending that person home          to the Quality Inn this week.
Ezell, Michael Truelove and     Dothan, the Peanut Capital       has gained a tremendous honored to represent you, with some extra cash. Our job                 Chances are, you will walk out
Camryn Wagster.                 of the World. Escorted by        appreciation for the State of the people of the great state is to find buyers for items.        with a little extra money in your
   I was the last from Sumter   Mr. Peanut, Ashley’s dress       Alabama.                      of Alabama, and in particu- We’re the middle man. We try          pocket.
County to make it to Vegas.     and shoes were decorated           The week long trip to lar, West Alabama.                  to find someone in that market         Admission is free to the
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 Treasure Forest/Natural Resources         seedlings provided by the Alabama          two-thirds of Alabama, and three-
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 trees including sawtooth oak, three       Included in those benefits are the stor-   forest and wildlife management, and
 other varieties of oaks, red maple,       ing of carbon, and the release of oxy-     its many benefits to our local economy.

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                OBITUARIES                                      Social      Security
                                                                work awarded for
                                                                military service
                   KATHERYN J. BAILEY
   Funeral services for Katheryn J. Bailey, age 75, of York                                          Sid Nelson of Sumter County
were held Monday, February 14, 2011 at 2 P.M. from the             Your active duty, or active       was recognized by the
York Baptist Church with David Wilkinson officiating.           duty for training, in the U. S.      Alabama Farmers Federation
Burial followed in the Sumter Memorial Gardens in Cuba.         Armed Services has counted           for his years of service to the
Visitation was held at the church one hour prior to the serv-   towards Social Security cred-        state’s catfish industry during
ice.                                                            its since January 1957. Since        the Federation’s Commodity
   Mrs. Bailey passed away Saturday, February 12, 2011 in       January 1, 1988, members of          Organization Conference,
Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She was retired records keeper for the     the Armed Forces Reserve             Feb. 1 in Birmingham. His
probate office.                                                 components, while on inactive        farm is near Epes, Ala., and
   Mrs. Bailey is survived by her daughter Mrs. Kathy B.        duty for training, also earned       consists of more than 220
Martin (Lloyd) of Tuscaloosa; her sisters Mrs. Rhoda            Social Security credits. At the      acres of catfish ponds and 200
Nunnally of Tuscaloosa; Mrs. Mary Wurm of Tuscaloosa;           time of your application for         brood cows. He has served on
Mrs. Erion Basinger of Linden.                                  Social Security benefits, you        the Federation’s State Catfish
   She was preceded in death by her husband Mr. Everett         or your survivor must present        Committee for nearly two-
Ray Bailey; her brothers Mr. Dan Johnson and Mr. Net            your service discharge papers        decades. In addition to his
Johnson; her sister Mrs. Lillian Elrod.                         as proof of your military serv-      involvement        with     the
   Mrs. Bailey was loved and will be greatly missed by all      ice. For further information         Federation, he also serves as
who knew and loved her. She was the Lord’s hands while          about Social Security credits        president of the Tri-County Nelson, center, is pictured with Alabama Farmers
she was here and she is in the Lord’s hand now.                 due to ones military service,        Co-op in Aliceville and as an Federation President Jerry Newby, left, and
   In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family for   please contact your local            elder at the First Presbyterian Federation Catfish Division Director Mitt Walker.
funeral expenses.                                               Social Security office.              Church in Livingston.

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   Pallbearers: Glenn Basinger, Ryan Basinger, Cole


                                                                Preparation Through April 18
Basinger, Don Basinger, Tex Johnson, Shawn Hall.
   Bumpers Funeral Home of York was in charge of arrange-
ments.
                                                                   The University of West            Pickens and Sumter counties,
                BILLY EUGENE TRAWICK                            Alabama            and         the   but residents of east Mississippi
  Funeral Services for Mr. Billy Eugene Trawick, age 70, of     Greene/Sumter          Enterprise    are also welcome.
Livingston will were held on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at     Community, Inc. have collabo-           UWA students and faculty
11 A.M. from the Livingston Methodist Church with               rated to offer free income tax       will also prepare tax returns by
                                                                                                                                                  STOP BY
Reverend Scott Hohn officiating. Burial followed in the         help until April 18 through the      appointment at the Theo
Livingston Memorial Gardens. Visitation was held
                                                                                                                                         713 NORTH WASHINGTON ST.
                                                                Volunteer       Income        Tax    Ratcliff Activity Center in
Wednesday from 6 to 8 P.M. at the Livingston Methodist          Assistance Program sponsored         Demopolis until April 14.
Church.                                                         by the IRS.                             Taxpayers should bring
  Mr. Trawick passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2011 in           Through this program, UWA         social security cards for them-
Little Rock, Arkansas. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam               students and faculty will inter-     selves and their dependents, W-
Veteran.                                                        view clients and prepare indi-       2 and 1099 forms, information
  He is survived by his wife: Traudy Wittmann Trawick of        vidual state and federal income      for other income or deductions
Livingston; three daughters: Angela Trawick Hester              tax returns at no charge. VITAis     and credits, and a copy of last
(Richard) of Livingston, Kim Trawick Sturdivant (Nelson)        designed to help individuals         year’s tax return when they visit
of Livingston and Lynn Trawick Hale (Trent) of Meridian;        with disabilities or with a low or   the VITA clinic.
two brothers: Charles Douglas Trawick of Ft. Smith,             limited income, as well as non-         For more information or to
Arkansas and George Preston Trawick of Duncansville,            English speaking and elderly         make an appointment, please
Alabama; one sister Sarah Williams of Bellamy; and grand-       taxpayers.                           contact the VITA clinic at 205-
children: Kristen S. Beard (Clete), Alex Sturdivant, Daniel        “We encourage people to use       652-3846, 205-392-1166 or
Sturdivant, Ian Hester, Elizabeth Hale and Emma Hale.           this free service offered by the     vita@uwa.edu.
  Mr. Trawick was preceded in death by his parents:             UWA College of Business to
Thomas Clifton and Fannie Lucille Lucas Trawick; two            west Alabama and east
brothers: Junior Trawick and W.H. Trawick and two sisters :     Mississippi communities,” said
Louise Randolph and Ann Clifton.                                Sharon Stipe, UWA accounting
  Pallbearers were Lee Dial, Jim Allen Dial, Richard            professor and VITA site coordi-
Johnson, Mark Spidle, Doc Stuart and Jimmy Williams.            nator. “Please come on campus,
  Honorary Pallbearers were Billy Glen Alexander, John          and let us help you with your tax
Wayne Hedgpath, David Larkin, Preston “Man” Minus, Don          preparation and electronic fil-
Spidle, Gary Stone and William Sullivan.                        ing.”
  Bumpers Funeral Home of York was in charge of arrange-           The VITA clinic will offer
ments.                                                          income tax return preparation
  Memorials may be made to:                                     services       Mondays        and
  The Livingston United Methodist Church or                     Wednesdays from 10 until 11
  The Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy                a.m. and noon until 1 p.m.,
  In Memory of Billy Trawick                                    Tuesdays from 11 a.m. until 1
  4301 West Markham Street                                      p.m. and 4 until 6 p.m., and
  #816                                                          Thursdays from 11 a.m. until 1
  Little Rock, Arkansas 72205                                   p.m. Assistance is also available
Galilee Baptist Church February events                          by appointment. The VITA clin-
                                                                ic is in Wallace Hall room 214
          Mission Fest          with morning service at 10      on the UWA campus.
  Pastor Bob Nelson Little      a.m. Elder Hugh Glover of          “We want everyone to know
of the Galilee Baptist          Montgomery will deliver         they don’t have to pay an
Church of Panola will host a    the message. And as a con-      income tax preparation chain to
'Mission Fest' on Tues., Feb.   tinuation of the Celebration    file their taxes, when UWA
22 from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m.    at 3 p.m. Pastor Wade Lewis     offers the same service at no
 This is in corporation with    of the Friendship Baptist       cost,” Stipe said.
Elliot and Pat Nichols of the   Church in Tuscaloosa will          The University’s VITA clinic
Southern             Baptist    be the guest pastor for the     primarily serves residents of
Missionaries to Sub-Sahara      evening.                        Choctaw, Greene, Marengo,
Africa and Chaplain John
Ramsey of East Kentucky
State Prison.
      11th Annual Pastor
         Anniversary
  The Galilee Baptist
Church of Panola will be
Celebrating their 11th
Annual Pastor Anniversary
for Bob Nelson Little on
Sun., Feb. 20 beginning




   Randy Allen Moore is
  the daughter of the late
   William and Ora Dee
   Allen. She would like
    to send her birthday
    out ot all her sisters
   and brothers and also,
   her husband, Rodney
  Moore, and family and
       friends on her
      birthday, Feb. 16.
    And Thank the Lord
   for letting me be able
          to do this.
         With Love,
    Randy Allen Moore


SCHS Class of 1973
will meet on Sunday,
February 20, 2011 at
 5:00pm at Pizza Hut
 in Livingston, AL. All
classmates are asked
  to attend. Reunion
    business on the
        agenda.
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                LEGAL                                                        LEGAL                                       LEGAL                                      LEGAL                                        LEGAL                                       LEGAL
               MORTGAGE                                      Tequila Baskin and Stanley Baskin,             having claims against said Estate are      Alabama, on March 15, 2011, during                       FORECLOSURE                      utilities which constitute liens upon
        FORECLOSURE SALE                                     husband and wife, to Mortgage                  hereby required to present the same        the legal hours of sale, all of its right,            ALABAMA, SUMTER                     said property; all restrictive
    Default having been made in the                          Electronic Registration Systems,               within time allowed by law or the          title, and interest in and to the follow-                   COUNTY                        covenants, easements, rights-of-way
payment of the indebtedness secured                          Inc., acting solely as nominee for             same will be barred.                       ing described real estate, situated in           Default having been made in the          and any other matters of record supe-
by that certain mortgage executed by                         SouthTrust Mortgage Corporation,                     Mary Louise Townsend Taylor          Sumter County, Alabama, to-wit:              payment of the indebtedness secured          rior to said Mortgage. This property
Tiffany D. Delaine, an unmarried                             on the 30th day of June, 2004, said                                       Executrix           A lot 74.5 feet in width and 200         by that certain mortgage executed by         will be sold without warranty or
woman, to Mortgage Electronic                                mortgage recorded in the Office of                                         3tc/2-17       feet in depth, which is a part of Lot        Norris Properties, LLC, to Money             recourse, expressed or implied as to
Registration Systems, Inc. acting                            the Judge of Probate of Sumter                                                            No. 2, Block No. 33 as shown by the          Resource Corporation, a New York             title, use and/or enjoyment and will
solely as nominee for Bank of                                County, Alabama, in Book 286, Page                            MORTGAGE                    official map of the Town of York,            Corporation, on the 15th day of June         be sold subject to the right of
America, N.A., on the 28th day of                            123; said mortgage having subse-                      FORECLOSURE SALE                    Alabama, which said lot is more par-         2007, said mortgage recorded in the          redemption of all parties entitled
April, 2010, said mortgage recorded                          quently been transferred and                       Default having been made in the        ticularly described as follows, to-wit:      Office of the Judge of Probate of            thereto. To the best knowledge and
in the Office of the Judge of Probate                        assigned to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.,            payment of the indebtedness secured        Commencing at an iron stob located           Sumter County, Alabama, in Book              belief of the undersigned, the party in
of Sumter County, Alabama, in                                by instrument recorded in Mortgage             by that certain mortgage executed by       in the Northeast corner of Lot No. 2,        298, Page 187; Sumter County,                possession of the property is Norris
MORT Book 307, Page 387; said                                Book 307, Page 497, in the aforesaid           Thomas C. Looney and Barbara L.            Block No. 33, as shown by the offi-          Alabama Records, said Security               Properties, LLC or a tenant or ten-
mortgage having subsequently been                            Probate Office; the undersigned                Looney, to Regions Bank d/b/a              cial map of the Town of York,                Deed having been given to secure a           ants, and said property is more com-
transferred and assigned to BAC                              Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as                     Regions Mortgage, on the 24th day          Alabama, From said point run thence          Note of even date in the original prin-      monly known as 104 Lafayette
Home Loans Servicing, L.P., the                              Mortgagee/Transferee, under and by             of September, 2007, said mortgage          South 35 degrees 30 minutes East             cipal amount of TWO HUNDRED                  Street, Livingston, Alabama 35470.
undersigned BAC Home Loans                                   virtue of the power of sale contained          recorded in the Office of the Judge of     along the West margin of Main Street         FIFTY-TWO THOUSAND AND                           The        Mortgagee/Transferee
Servicing,                L.P.,           as                 in said mortgage, will sell at public          Probate of Sumter County, Alabama,         for a distance of 112 feet to a point,       00/100 DOLLARS ($252,000.00)                 reserves the right to bid for and pur-
Mortgagee/Transferee, under and by                           outcry to the highest bidder for cash,         in MORT Book 299, Page 274; the            which is the Point of Beginning of           with interest thereon as provided for        chase the real estate and to credit its
virtue of the power of sale contained                        in front of the main entrance of the           undersigned Regions Bank d/b/a             the lot hereby conveyed. Said Point          therein, said mortgage having subse-         purchase price against the expenses
in said mortgage, will sell at public                        Courthouse at Livingston, Sumter               Regions            Mortgage,          as   of Beginning is the Northeast corner         quently been transferred and                 of sale and the indebtedness secured
outcry to the highest bidder for cash,                       County, Alabama, on March 22,                  Mortgagee/Transferee, under and by         of the lot herein described and here-        assigned to Bayview Loan Servicing,          by the real estate.
in front of the main entrance of the                         2011, during the legal hours of sale,          virtue of the power of sale contained      by conveyed. From said point of              LLC, as Mortgagee/Transferee,                    The sale will be conducted subject
Courthouse at Livingston, Sumter                             all of its right, title, and interest in and   in said mortgage, will sell at public      beginning run thence South 35                under and by virtue of the power of          (1) to confirmation that the sale is not
County, Alabama, on March 22,                                to the following described real estate,        outcry to the highest bidder for cash,     degrees 30 minutes East along the            sale contained in said mortgage, will        prohibited under the U.S.
2011, during the legal hours of sale,                        situated in Sumter County, Alabama,            in front of the main entrance of the       West margin of said lot for a distance       sell at public outcry to the highest         Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final
all of its right, title, and interest in and                 to-wit:                                        Courthouse at Livingston, Sumter           of 74.5 feet to a point which is the         bidder for cash, in front of the main        confirmation and audit of the status
to the following described real estate,                          Lot 20, Block B, of Happy Acres            County, Alabama, on March 8, 2011,         Southeast corner of the lot hereby           entrance of the Courthouse at                of the loan with the holder of the
situated in Sumter County, Alabama,                          Subdivision in the Town of York,               during the legal hours of sale, all of     conveyed, (and is also the East              Livingston,        Sumter        County,     Security Deed.
to-wit:                                                      Alabama, according to a map or plat            its right, title, and interest in and to   Termini of the agreed boundary line          Alabama, February 22, 2011, during                  Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC,
    In the East 1/2 of NW 1/4 of                             prepared by the Butler Auction                 the following described real estate,       between the said R. B. Green and R.          the legal hours of sale, all of its right,                   Mortgagee/Transferee
Section 11, Township 16 North,                               Company in April and May of 1960.              situated in Sumter County, Alabama,        N. Grant, who owns the property              title, and interest in and to the follow-                    as Attorney in Fact for
Range 4 West, described as: From                             Said map is recorded in Map Book 2,            to-wit:                                    contiguous to the property being             ing described real estate, situated in                      Norris Properties, LLC,
the Northwest corner of said Section                         Page 55 of the records of the Probate              Begin at a point 886.0 feet E and      hereby conveyed, on the Southside            Sumter County, Alabama, to-wit:                      Contact: Dionna Squires John
11 run South 1 degree 23 minutes                             Office of Sumter County, Alabama.              1421.0 feet N of SW corner of              thereof). From said point run thence             COMMENCE AT A ½” INCH                            THE CALLINS LAW FIRM,
East along the Section Line for 1560                         More correctly described as: Lot 20,           Section 16, Township 19 N, Range 2         South 56 degrees 30 minutes West             PIN FOUND, THE NORTHEAST                                                        LLC
feet; thence North 79 degrees 52                             Block C, of Happy Acres                        W; thence run N 75 degrees 30 min-         along the North boundary line of Lot         CORNER OF LOT 58, TOWN OF                           101 Marietta Street, Suite 1030
minutes East for 1558.6 feet to the                          Subdivision in the Town of York,               utes W for a distance of 420.0 feet to     No. 4, of said Block No. 33 for a dis-       LIVINGSTON, DEED BOOK E,                                        Atlanta, GA 30303
point of beginning of herein                                 Alabama, according to a map or plat            an iron pin; thence turn an inside         tance of 200 feet to a point, which is       PAGE 1, SUMTER COUNTY,                                              (404) 681-5826
described parcel of land; thence from                        prepared by the Butler Auction                 angle to the right of 80 degrees 46        the Southwest corner of lot herein           ALABAMA, ALSO KNOWN AS                           File No. FA11.03.006
said point of beginning run South 1                          Company in April and May of 1960.              minutes for a distance of 304.4 feet to    described and hereby conveyed (said          THE POINT OF COMMENCE-                           THIS       LAW       FIRM         IS
degree 23 minutes East for 295 feet;                         Said map is recorded in Map Book 2,            an iron pill; thence turn an inside        line is the line agreed upon as the          MENT; THENCE RUN S 32                        ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A
thence South 88 degrees 51 minutes                           Page 55 of the records of the Probate          angle to the right of 99 degrees 14        boundary line between the said R. B.         DEGREES, 34'25” W, 138.44 FEET               DEBT. ANY INFORMATION
East for 295 feet to a point on the                          Office of Sumter County, Alabama.              minutes for a distance of 401.8 feet to    Green property described herein and          TO A ½” IRON PIN SET, THE                    OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR
centerline of Sumter County                                      THIS PROPERTY WILL BE                      an iron pin; thence turn an inside         the F. N. Grant property located in          NORTH EDGE OF A CONCRETE                     THAT PURPOSE.
Highway No.5; thence North 1                                 SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS”                   angle to the right of 84 degrees 17        Lot. No. 4, Block No. 33, which is           CURB, ALSO KNOWN AS THE                                                      3tc/2-3
degree 23 minutes West for 295 feet,                         BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASE-                    minutes for a distance of 301.0 feet to    contiguous to the said Green proper-         POINT          OF        BEGINNING;
thence North 88 degrees 51 minutes                           MENTS,            ENCUMBRANCES,                the point of beginning. Said property      ty on the South side of it, the West         THENCE RUN S 57 DEGREES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Publisherʼs Notice
West for 295 feet to the point 'of                           AND EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED                       is located in the SW 1/4 of Section        Termini of the said property line as         55'50” E, 147.52 FEET TO A 3”
beginning, subject to the right-of-                          IN THE MORTGAGE AND                            16, Township 19 N, Range 2 W,              agreed upon by the said R. B. Green          IRON PIN FOUND ON A FENCE,
way of above named highway.                                  THOSE CONTAINED IN THE                         Sumter County, Alabama.                    and the said F. N. Grant), thence run        THENCE RUN ALONG A FENCE
    Property Street Address:           4810                  RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF                           ALSO: Begin at a point 1127 feet       North 35 degrees West parallel to            S 31 DEGREES 36'17” W, 65.54
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 All Real estate adver-
Brunson 5, Cuba, AL 36907-9607                               THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF                        E and 1873 feet N or SW corner of          said Main Street for a distance of           FEET TO A 3” IRON PIN FOUND
    THIS PROPERTY WILL BE                                    THE COUNTY WHERE THE                           Section 16, Township 19 N, Range 2         74.5 feet to a point which is the            AT A FENCE CORNER; THENCE
SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS”
BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASE-
                                                             ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPER-
                                                             TY IS SITUATED. THIS PROP-
                                                                                                            W; thence run N 75 degrees 30 min-
                                                                                                            utes W for a distance of 420.0 feet to
                                                                                                                                                       Northwest corner of the lot herein
                                                                                                                                                       described and hereby conveyed;
                                                                                                                                                                                                    RUN S 31 DEGREES 36'25” W,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    97.24 FEET A ½ IRON PIN SET 30                tised here is subject
MENTS,            ENCUMBRANCES,                              ERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT                      an iron pin; thence turn an inside         thence run North 56 degrees 30 min-          FEET NORTHEAST OF THE                          to the Federal Fair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Housing Act, which
AND EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED                                     WARRANTY OR RECOURSE,                          angle to the left of 99 degrees 14         utes East for a distance of 200 feet to      CENTERLINE OF SOUTH
IN THE MORTGAGE AND                                          EXPRESSED OR IMPLIEDAS TO                      minutes for a distance of 213.8 feet to    the Point of Beginning. Located in           STREET (60' RIGHT OF WAY):
THOSE CONTAINED IN THE
RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF
                                                             TITLE, USE AND/OR ENJOY-
                                                             MENT AND WILL BE SOLD
                                                                                                            an iron pin; thence turn an inside
                                                                                                            angle to the left of 80 degrees 46
                                                                                                                                                       Section 33, Township 18 North,
                                                                                                                                                       Range 3 West, in the Town of York,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    THENCE RUN N 57 DEGREES
                                                                                                                                                                                                    14'37” W, 151.13 FEET TO A ½”                   makes it illegal to
THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF                                      SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF                        minutes for a distance of 401.8 feet to    Sumter County, Alabama. It is a part         IRON PIN SET 30 FEET NORTH-                   advertise any prefer-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ence, limitation, or
THE COUNTY WHERE THE                                         REDEMPTION OF ALL PARTIES                      an iron pin; thence turn an inside         of Lot No. 2, Block 33 as shown by           EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF
ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPER-                                      ENTITLED THERETO.                              angle to the left of 104.25 minutes for    the official map of the Town of York,        SOUTH STREET; THENCE RUN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  discrimination based
TY IS SITUATED. THIS PROP-                                       This sale is made for the purpose          a distance of 214.0 feet to the point of   Alabama.                                     N 32 DEGREES 52' 50”E, 160.98
ERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT                                    of paying the indebtedness secured             beginning. Said property is located ill        Property Street Address:          353    FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN-
WARRANTY OR RECOURSE,                                        by said mortgage, as well as the               the SW 1/4 of Section 16, Township         Main Street, York, AL 36925                  NING.            SAID          HEREIN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on race, color religion,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 sex, handicap, familial
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIEDAS TO                                    expenses of foreclosure.                       19 N, Range 2 W, Sumter County,                THIS PROPERTY WILL BE                    DESCRIBED TRACT CONTAINS
TITLE, USE AND/OR ENJOY-                                         The          Mortgagee/Transferee          Alabama.                                   SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS”                 0.55 ACRES, MORE OR LESS,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 status, or national ori-
MENT AND WILL BE SOLD                                        reserves the right to bid for and pur-             Property Street Address:         629   BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASE-                  AND LIES IN THE CITY OF LIV-
SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF                                      chase the real estate and to credit its        Country Club Rd, Livingston, AL            MENTS,           ENCUMBRANCES,               INGSTON, SUMTER COUNTY,
REDEMPTION OF ALL PARTIES
ENTITLED THERETO.
                                                             purchase price against the expenses
                                                             of sale and the indebtedness secured
                                                                                                            35470
                                                                                                                THIS PROPERTY WILL BE
                                                                                                                                                       AND EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED
                                                                                                                                                       IN THE MORTGAGE AND
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ALABAMA.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        The indebtedness secured by said            gin or intention to
    This sale is made for the purpose                        by the real estate.                            SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS”               THOSE CONTAINED IN THE                       Mortgage has been and is hereby               make any such pref-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  erence, limitation, or
of paying the indebtedness secured                               This sale is subject to postpone-          BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASE-                RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF                     declared due because of default
by said mortgage, as well as the                             ment or cancellation.                          MENTS,            ENCUMBRANCES,            THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF                      under the terms of said Mortgage,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      discrimination.
expenses of foreclosure.                                                    Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.,         AND EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED                   THE COUNTY WHERE THE                         including but not limited to the non-
    The          Mortgagee/Transferee                                           Mortgagee/Transferee        IN THE MORTGAGE AND                        ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPER-                      payment of the indebtedness as and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 We will not knowingly
reserves the right to bid for and pur-                                                  Ginny Rutledge      THOSE CONTAINED IN THE                     TY IS SITUATED. THIS PROP-                   when due. The indebtedness remain-
chase the real estate and to credit its                                SIROTE & PERMUTT, P.C.               RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF                   ERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT                    ing in default, this sale will be made
purchase price against the expenses
of sale and the indebtedness secured
                                                                                       P. O. Box 55727
                                                                     Birmingham, AL 35255-5727
                                                                                                            THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF
                                                                                                            THE COUNTY WHERE THE
                                                                                                                                                       WARRANTY OR RECOURSE,
                                                                                                                                                       EXPRESSED OR IMPLIEDAS TO
                                                                                                                                                                                                    for the purpose of paying the same,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    all expenses of the sale, including           accept any advertis-
by the real estate.
    This sale is subject to postpone-
                                                                                            Attorney for
                                                                                Mortgagee/Transferee
                                                                                                            ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPER-
                                                                                                            TY IS SITUATED. THIS PROP-
                                                                                                                                                       TITLE, USE AND/OR ENJOY-
                                                                                                                                                       MENT AND WILL BE SOLD
                                                                                                                                                                                                    attorney's fees and all other payments
                                                                                                                                                                                                    provided for under the terms of the             ing for real estate
ment or cancellation.                                                  www.sirote.com/foreclosures          ERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT                  SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF                      Mortgage.                                           which is in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  violation of the law.
         BAC Home Loans Servicing,                                                               144090     WARRANTY OR RECOURSE,                      REDEMPTION OF ALL PARTIES                        Said property will be sold subject
             L.P., Mortgagee/Transferee                                                         3tc/2-17    EXPRESSED OR IMPLIEDAS TO                  ENTITLED THERETO.                            to the following items which may
                                Andy Saag                                                                   TITLE, USE AND/OR ENJOY-                       This sale is made for the purpose        affect the title to said property: all
          SIROTE & PERMUTT, P.C.                                  IN THE PROBATE COURT                      MENT AND WILL BE SOLD                      of paying the indebtedness secured           zoning ordinances; matters which                                  This Notice
                          P. O. Box 55727                          OF SUMTER COUNTY,                        SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF                    by said mortgage, as well as the             would be disclosed by an accurate
        Birmingham, AL 35255-5727                                 ALABAMA CASE NO: 6607                     REDEMPTION OF ALL PARTIES                  expenses of foreclosure.                     survey or by an inspection of the                                Published as a
                               Attorney for                       IN THE MATTER OF THE                      ENTITLED THERETO.                              The         Mortgagee/Transferee         property; any outstanding taxes,                                Public Service by
                   Mortgagee/Transferee                           ESTATE OF PEARLEAN                            This sale is made for the purpose      reserves the right to bid for and pur-       including but not limited to ad val-
          www.sirote.com/foreclosures                             PHILLIPS TOWNSEND,                        of paying the indebtedness secured         chase the real estate and to credit its      orem taxes, which constitute liens                              Sumter County
                                    208367                                 Deceased.                        by said mortgage, as well as the           purchase price against the expenses          upon said property; special assess-                             Record Journal




                                                                                                                                                                                                        Need Passport Photos , a
                                   3tc/2-17                      LETTERS TESTAMENTARY                       expenses of foreclosure.                   of sale and the indebtedness secured         ments; all outstanding bills for public
                                                             of said deceased having been granted               The          Mortgagee/Transferee      by the real estate.
             MORTGAGE                                        to the undersigned on the 11th day of          reserves the right to bid for and pur-         This sale is subject to postpone-
      FORECLOSURE SALE                                       February, 2011, by the Honorable               chase the real estate and to credit its    ment or cancellation.
   Default having been made in the                           Willie Pearl Rice, Judge of the                purchase price against the expenses                    CitiCorp Trust Bank, FSB,
payment of the indebtedness secured                          Probate Court of Sumter County,                of sale and the indebtedness secured                        Mortgagee/Transferee


                                                                                                                                                                                                          badge id photo or a photo ID?
by that certain mortgage executed by                         notice is hereby given that all persons        by the real estate.                                          Colleen McCullough
                                                                                                                  This sale is subject to postpone-             SIROTE & PERMUTT, P.C.


                                                                                                                                                                                                        Donʼt waste gas money and time
                                                                                                                               ment or cancellation.                           P. O. Box 55727
                                                                                                                     Regions Bank d/b/a Regions                Birmingham, AL 35255-5727
                                                                                                                 Mortgage, Mortgagee/Transferee                                    Attorney for




                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sumter County
                                                                                                                                                                                                      driving out to Meridian or Demopolis.
                                                                                                                                         Andy Saag                      Mortgagee/Transferee
                                                                                                                     SIROTE & PERMUTT, P.C.                     www.sirote.com/foreclosures

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                                                                                                                     www.sirote.com/foreclosures          ST BUNN CONSTRUCTION
                                                                                                                                             189238    CO. HEREBY GIVES NOTICE OF
                                                                                                                                            3tc/2-17   COMPLETION OF CONTRACT
                                                                                                                                                       WITH THE STATE OF ALA-
                                                                                                                         MORTGAGE                      BAMA, FOR PROJECT # STPAA-
                                                                                                                   FORECLOSURE SALE                    0007(523), SUMTER COUNTY.
                                                                                                               Default having been made in the            THIS NOTICE WILL APPEAR
                                                                                                            payment of the indebtedness secured        FOR FOUR CONSECUTIVE
                                                                                                            by that certain mortgage executed by       WEEKS BEGINNING ON FEB-
                                                                                                            Angela Jones aka Angela Finch and          RUARY 10, THROUGH MARCH
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Livingston Lines
Happy year of the rabbit to our Chinese friends here in Livingston
            By Claire Smith                 HOPE ALL OF YOU WON-                 their lovely daughters are the       the whole trip , the highlight for     loves snow as much as I do, it’s         Alphonso Henderson, that
   Happy Birthday to Martha              DERFUL PEOPLE HAD A                     same way. The girls are so           Peggy was the singing and              Sheila. I am going to art this       was a mighty big deer you got.
Long, Brittany Dahl, Chris               SWEET VALENTINES DAY.                   much like their parents in that      dancing on the last night at sup-      afternoon and am going to insist     I know you and your parents
Hawley, Caine Conway,Aubrey                 Thanks to all of you who             they have a smile for everyone.      pertime. When I asked if she           that she help us to create a snow    and grandparents were so
McElroy, Kayley Stegall, Issac           helped to make the Friends of           Angie and Betsy were close           danced she said “why yes,” and         scene with our paint brushes.        proud.
Freeman, Danny Williams Trey             the Library Book Sale a suc-            friends growing up and we            I even saw her picture. The boat       She can do it, I know she can!           Really enjoyed the write up
Waddell, Dianne Colquitt,                cess. On the Saturday of the            always looking forward to her        docked in Mobile at 8:30 the           When Raiford Noland called I         on Coach Will Hall recently in
Tenisha Hatten, Lauren Parton,           Sale a total of $447.00 was             being in our home. The               next morning. What a wonder-           was not the least bit surprised to   the paper. We feel very lucky to
Terrie Wilborn, Jerry Ratziaff,          made and since then I am not            Trawick family were always so        ful trip they had and Peggy is         hear him say that he had two         have Coach Hall to take over
James D. Todd, Patricia Wedel,           sure, but I know some books             close and I can just imagine how     looking forward to some of her         snowballs in his hands. He is        our football program. Best of
Michael Colvin, Mildred                  have been sold. Last time I was         you must already miss Billy. He      friends coming to her birthday         another one who just loves the       luck to you, your staff and your
Boutwell, DeMarira Buford,               down there a number of great            had been sick for a very long        party in April!                        snow. When Robert, Patrice,          team.
Gary Rundles, Candace                    novels were still there waiting         time and the one comfort that           Peggy went to Mary Eleanor          Betsy and Sally were little we           Tiger Day 2011 is set at
Strickland, Sharon LaCoste,              for a good home at a small price.       we all have is that he is no         Loftin’s for a weekend recently.       had so much fun with them in         UWA for February 26th begin-
Lynn Dial, Daniel Atkins and              You may want to drop in and            longer suffering. Our prayers        They went to Biloxi for a night        the snow. It was always a fami-      ning at noon. Hope to see many
Elizabeth Hohn.                          see if there is anything left that      are with you all and we want         where their friend Linda and her       ly thing when we would play in       alumni here on that date. There
   Happy Anniversary to David            you would like to have.                 you to know that we are here for     Mother met them. They had a            the snow with those kids. When       will be twin bull baseball
and Rita Malone, Edward and                 We are saddened by the death         you if you ever need Doc or me       good mini vacation together.           a couple of Delta Chi Brothers       games. Both the men’s and
Susie Jones, Carolyn and James           of one of the finest gentlemen          in anyway.                              Can just imagine how deli-          dropped by after sliding down        women’s basketball games will
Landrum, Donald and Helen                that I have ever known. Billy              The lovely Miss Tombigbee         cious Danny Carrier’s Shrimp           the hill by Tiger Stadium I defi-    be played that day and there will
Lauderdale, Jimmy and Deanne             Trawick was a man that every-           2011 Jessica Brookshire and her      Gumbo must have been that              nitely knew that traditions con-     be the annual Alumni Cookout.
Dial, JoAnn and Charlie Cook,            one looked forward to seeing.           Rising Star Laura Grace Henry        was served at the Episcopal            tinue here.                          It is always a fun day.
Denice and Johnny Moore,                 Whenever you saw him he was             rode in the Inaugral Parade          Parish House on Wednesday.                   Jill up at Campus Police,          Mrs. Madie, you got that
Russell and Sherry Stone, and            always smiling and friendly.            in Montgomery. The picture of        That along with King Cake and          what was that we were talking        “Red-Fashion Stand” so right.
Scott and Leanne Sullivan.               His beautiful wife Traudy, and          them in the Record / Journal         I’ll bet French Bread had to           about the other day?                 Love you lady and hope to see

A Brief Look at the Star
                                                                                 recently riding in the blue con-     have been out of this world.           Remember, because we have to         you soon, red hat and all. I have


Morning Star Black History
                                                                                 vertible Corvette driven by             Jessica Scott’s Daddy is            finish our conversation soon.        one as well. We need to sport
                                                                                 Jessica’s      Daddy       Lloyd     doing well now. He was moved               Enjoyed being with Kendra,       our red around town soon. With
                                                                                 Brookshire was so pretty.            last week frm his hospital room        Tiffany, Miss Q, and Miss            Kasey and Sandra as well.


program this Sunday
                                                                                    Mike and Peggy Colvin went        to a townhouse on the UAB              Pageant at Campus School the         Wouldn’t that be fun!
                                                                                 on a cruise recently. I was so       campus to stay at least three          other day. Thanks for all your       Remember what we used to say
                                                                                 excited when I saw them down         weeks. This is just to make sure       help when we were getting the        when we worked together at the
     By Earlene Wallace and Val          Mrs. Ben Walker, Mr. and Mrs.           town on their way home. Bet          that his body doesn’t reject his       little friends ready to be picked    Tutwiler Library. “Let um talk.
             McAboy                      Johnny Wilson and Mr. and               Mike was not so thrilled             new liver. Please keep him in          up because of bad weather.           We are giving someone else a
   What a beautiful cold week!           Mrs. James Wallace. Hope you            because it took Peggy and me at      your prayers.                              It is just amazing to see Ms.    rest.”
It was so amazing to wake up to          all have many more blessed              least two red lights to say our         On Feb. 4 Miss Tombigbee’s          Joan, Mr. Donte, Miss Kaley,             Wayne and I were just so
snow. The trees and ground was           years together.                         greetings. They went to Mobile       Outstanding Teen Jamie                 Mrs. Jaysa, Miss Olivia, and         upset that at the last minute, we
covered for a while everything              The McGowen club held                and stayed at the Renaisance         Hillman entertained in a Talent        Miss Courtney work with those        didn’t get to go to the Chinese
was just beautiful. Sun., Feb. 6         their regular monthly meeting at        Hotel right where the boat           Show at Shelby County High             dear little friends. I love being    New Years Celebration. I talked
the Morning Star Baptist                 the home of Lillie Willis. It was       docked and spent the night.          School in Columbiana. Jamie            there early in the morning to see    with Collier and she said it was
Church opened its doors at 10            also her birthday. They sang            Christopher and Catherine            performed her talent in which          the children as they come in and     wonderful. So much fun and
a.m. for Sunday School. Shortly          happy birthday to her and had           Bealle took they to Felix’s for      she will present at the Miss           rush to give hugs to their teach-    the food was out of this world.
afterwards was our regular               cake and ice cream.                     supper that night and it was         Alabama’s Outstanding Teen             ers.                                 Tong, WinMeim, William, and
order of service. Music was ren-            Happy birthday to all                wonderful. The next morning          the first weekend on March.                Our thoughts and prayers are     Helen, please let us come to the
dered by our youth choir. As             February births: Jasmin                 Mary Eleanor had breakfast              We were all saddened to here        with the family and friends of       next party. We are so sorry that
always they did a fantastic job.         Vaughn, Margret Almond,                 with them before they boarded        of the death of Reverend Bob           Ellen Carter. Mrs. Carter passed     we missed all of the great fun
Pastor Wilson is still telling us        Albert Lard, Marcus Hill Jr.,           the boat. They were taken to the     Penton.       Reverend Penton          away recently. She will be           and we are so anxious to be with
what we must do to be saved.             Tamara Walker, Christine                dock at 11:30 that morning to        passed away on Saturday                missed by so many people.            you all next time. See you very
The church family traveled to            Delaine and Lillie Willis. I hope       get on the boat and get their pic-   February 5, 2011. Many of us               J. T. Dubose passed away on      soon, my friend. This cold
Mt. Valley Baptist church in             your day was good. Belated              ture taken. They got to their        became very close to Bob and           January 15, 2011. Our thoughts       weather makes me think of that
Meridian, Miss. to worship with          birthday wishes goes out to M.          room at 4:00 p.m. and prepared       his lovely wife Ruth when he           and prayers are with all of his      delicious sweet and sour soup!
them in their 50 men in black            Walker, LenaAlmond and Katie            to go to the dining room for 6       was Pastor at the Livingston           many friends and family in their         “Every saint has a past and
and 50 women in white pro-               Nicholson Gone, but never will          o’clock dinner. There were 125       United Methodist Church.               time of grief.                       every sinner has a future.”
gram. Rev. Ronnie Walk, pastor           be forgotten: Terri Hill’s special      jobbers in their party. There        They were very dear to my                  We are thinking of the family

                                                                                                                                                                                                     Turkey season
of Mt. Pleasant Baptist church,          day would have been Feb. 16.            were couples from Mobile,            Mother when he was her Pastor.         and friends of Mary Sue
was master of order. We really           This special young lady would           Centerville,             Florida,    Our thoughts and prayers are           Johnson today. Mrs. Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                                     starts March 15
did have a good time. The                not let you forget her birthday.        Louiseville, Kentucky and            with Ruth and all of their family      passed away on January 28,
United Male Chorus, along with           She would start telling you two         Raliegh, North Carlina. They         and many friends in this time of       2011. Our prayers are with you
many other groups, sang praises          weeks in advance “my birthday           ate with the same two couples        sorrow.                                all at this time of sorrow.
to the Lord.                             is Feb. 16” and would remind            each meal. Peggy ( I can just           Last week when at the gro-              Velona Radcliff passed away           SCRJ wants to
   On Feb. 4 Robert, Val and             you until that day came. We will        see her in action, he r friendly     cery store it was amazing how          on January 24, 2011. Our                   show off your
Marcus traveled to Birmingham            always love and remember you            self getting to know folks.) said    many people were storing up for        thoughts and prayers are with all      Turkey pictures! 1st
to celebrate Tamara’s 18th birth-        said THE MORNING STAR                   that they knew everybody on          the snowy weather to come.             of her family and friends as they       or 145th, we want
day dinner. Everything was               CHURCH FAMILY.                          the boat before it was over. She     Hasty and Barbara were helping         grieve her death.                        to show off your
nice.APre-Valentine ball was at             We are still sending prayers         now has friends from China,          me to get on my way and I                  Our thoughts and prayers are           kill! Email the
the Morning Star Community                                                       Tialand, Australia, and I don’t      appreciated them being so help-        with the family and friends of          original photo and
                                         for all bereaved, sick and shut-
                                                                                 know where else. The night of        ful in getting my stuff in the bas-    Julia Williams who passed                a description to
Center on Feb. 12 sponsored by           ins everywhere, Lena Almond,
                                                                                 the Super Bowl, there were two       ket. I think that is why I go at       away on January 22, 2011. We                  scrjmedia
the Sisterhood club. I was told          Verina Moore, Para Lee May,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       @yahoo.com or
that they had a ball. Some of            York Hare, Edgar Price, Onnie           ballrooms with big screen TVs        the busy time of day, because          hope that fond memories will
                                                                                                                                                                                                     drop it off at SCRJ
Morning Star Church family               Ruffins, Cora Pines, Miller             where the game could be              they are always so willing to          soon replace some of your sor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           at 210 S.
traveled to Elizabeth Baptist            Price, Ethel Webb, Ethel                watched. At one there was a          help an old lady like me.              row.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Washington St. in
church to worship with them in           McAboy, David Hopson, Leola             Mexican buffet and the other a          Oh my what a beautiful scene            Congratulations to Ralph and        Livingston, across
their regular order of service           Hopson,       Mary       Herlong        buffet of hamburgers, hotdogs,       that I see from my window as I         Lagean Byrd celebrate their               from the court -
and Black History program.               NaShunta Watson and Robert              subway sandwiches and fries.         type (this is Thursday morning).       50th Anniversary on February                    house.
Some of the church family trav-          Wilson.                                 They stopped at Cosamel and           The snow is absolutely beauti-        18, 2011. A party will be given
eled to Smith Chapel Baptist                Something to do: come join           the ladies shopped while the         ful. Have to admit that the front      to them by their Children Steve           No camera? No
Church to worship with them in           The Morning Star church for             men folks set at a sidewalk café.    yard is not so pretty as it has too    and Joy Byrd, Sherry Byrd,              problem! Bring the
their regular order of service           our Black History program Feb.           They went to see “Win” which        many of my footprints in it. I         and their         Granddaughter         deer down to SCRJ
Rev. Richard Wilson pastor.              20 along with regular service.          is a Broadway Show and also          just can’t stay out of it. I thought   Shannon Byrd, on February 20              office and weʼll
   Congratulations on you all               Remember to always keep              saw an Elvis impersonator. I do      of Sheila Hull when the first          at the York Baptist Church.               take it for you.
wedding anniversary Mr. and              your eyes on the prize.                 believe that, though she loved       flakes began to fall. If anyone        Have a great party.


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 Thursday, February 17, 2010                                                                   Sumter County Record-Journal                                                                                           5B

Ward News                                                                                                           Of Crud and Crumbs
World day of prayer is March 4
       By Jean Rew and June            son Matthew visited Marilyn           weekend were Allison and Alan
           Stephenson                  Powell recently.                      Crotwell and boys Harrison and                                                                 heart and her       Number One had bought a cof-
   Hello, Readers, hope your              This was four generations of       Griffin of Birmingham, and                                                                     expression was,     fee table book about gnomes. I
week has been a good one.              Powells, and I know they had a        Howard and Judy Rew of                                                                         “Woe is me!”        don’t know why. It was a very
Ward had snow Thursday, not a          great time.                           Athens. Rosemary Rew wasn't                                                                    The man frog        elaborate book; told how big (or
lot, but it did cover the ground.         Wanda Rew had a medical            able to attend the celebration                                                                 just looked kind    small) they were, names, and so
Yesterday and today (Sunday)           procedure last week, and the          because she was fighting a                                                                     of         blank;   forth.
have been beautiful, full of sun-      report I hear is that she feels       "nasty virus", as the doctor                                                                   maybe he was            And that book stayed on my
shine, and I hung up my jacket         much better. Take care, Wanda.        called it. Sorry you missed this                                                               brain dead. Or,     coffee table for years and years.
for what I hope is several days.          Last Saturday, Feb. 12, a          special occasion honoring your                                                                 maybe he was        I don’t clean house very often. It
   Anna Drinkard made the              group of friends and relatives        parents, Rosie! We'll try for their                                                            just tired of her   stayed there until Offspring got
Dean's List at the University of       met for lunch at a popular            65th!                                                                                          whining. I just     old enough to have a son old
Alabama last semester. Anna is         restaurant in Meridian to cele-          I understand that Jesse (Bo)                                                                happened to         enough to ask questions. What
the daughter of Bill and Toni          brate Jean and Murry's 60th           Allen is quite ill in a Meridian                By Madoline Thurn            have a smaller frog with the          are gnomes? Where do they
Drinkard of Edna and niece of          wedding anniversary.                  hospital. Let's keep he and wife          Why do we collect things?          same expression as the mama           live? Etc. Grandson loved the
Murry and James Rew. Good                 We had a lot of fun and            Dot in our prayers.                    That’s a rhetorical question. I       frog, so I sat it on the bench        book so I told Offspring to take
going, Anna!                           enjoyed lunch, and of course             I mentioned the World Day           think. I have collected frogs. I      beside her. A lovely family, tho’     it home. Well, there was an
   Jean and Murry Rew and I            much laughing, talking and            of Prayer set for March 4 and I'll     have       collected      roosters.   kind of dysfunctional looking.        emporium in a nearby city that
drove to Butler today for the          good visiting. Our sister, Mary       give more detailed information         Ceramic frogs and roosters, that          I don’t remember why I start-     sold replicas of the gnomes
funeral of Billy Buckley. Our          Brewer and daughter Jennifer          later.                                 is. I don’t know why I started        ed collecting roosters. I don’t       depicted in that book. So I
sympathy goes out to his family.       Holman met us, but had to                Thanks for reading our news         collecting these things. Oh!          recall ever being fond of them.       began to buy them for Offspring
   Freeman Powell of Hixon,            return to Pensacola the same          and call me (June) with happen-        Light years ago, Sears had a          Real ones, that is. Oh! One of        as presentslike for Christmas.




Watch for deer, because
Tenn., his son David, and grand-       afternoon. But visiting for the       ings. People want to know!             canister set with frogs on themI      the offspring, when he was                And I began buying gnomes

Hunting and Fishing
                                                                                                                    mean the flour, sugar, coffee and     small, bought me a small metal        for myself. I placed one on a
                                                                                                                    tea containers.And also the nap-      tray with matching coasters,          stump. He went a rambling and
                                                                                                                    kin holder, salt and pepper shak-     with roosters on them.                never came home. Then I began




deer wonʼt watch for you
                                                                                                                    ers, sugar dish and creamerthe            Then one to them bought me        a ‘gnome nook.’
                                                                                                                    whole thing. I thought they were      a teapot with a rooster on it.            In folklore, gnomes live
                                                                                                                    so cute. Mama bought them for         Over the years, I suppose they        underground and are the keep-
                                                                                                                    me. The whole thing.                  were placed close enough              ers of precious metals. But they
                                                                                                                       Then she went on vacation,         together I thought, “Hey!             don’t seem to work too hard.
                                                                                                                    and as a souvenir, she bought         There’s two of those things;          They’re either riding on a turtle,
                                                                                                                    me a key ring with a picture of a     that’s enough for a collection.”      propped on a shovel, frolicking
                                       the car.                              train in less than a mile.             frog sitting on a lily pad with the       Oh! And I collect dolls, too.     with a butterfly, or something. I
                                          I jokingly said that perhaps          Deer season was very good           question, “How many of these          And I certainly don’t remember        love creatures that put enjoy-
                                       we should have a deer hunt in         this year with a very good num-        do I have to kiss?”                   how that got started. I just think    ment before drudgery.
                                       Cuba. There are deer every            ber of large deer killed.                 Well, I was off and running,       they are pretty. And some of the          I love whimsy. Animals act-
                                       where here and caution is the            I had a great number that told      collecting frogs every where I        dresses they are wearing are so       ing like peoplefrogs sunbathing
                                       word when you drive on any of         me of the kill they made, but          went. A pair I collectedHubby         elaborate.                            in bathing suits; gnomes taking
                                       these roads. There has been four      they did not want their name or        and I were rambling way off               And I’ve collected a few          a break, etc. I bought a dish
                                       deer killed by cars and pickup        club or land owner put in the          somewhere. We passed this gar-        moose. Mooses? Anyhow, In             towel because of the embroi-
                                       trucks that I know about and this     paper.                                 den/souvenir/ tourist place. Of       our ramblings, Moose are very         dered scenario.
                                       is just a slight showing of the          There is the fact that many         course I just had to stop; I was      impressive animals. I tell you            The printing read, “Fresh
                                       deer population here.                 clubs and land in the part of          always on the lookout for some-       right now, they are bigger than a     eggs.” The picture: an agitated
           By A. L. Baily                                                                                           thing to spend money on. And,
                                          I was at the pretty branch rail    Alabama that are based by                                                    deer. And after an episode of         rooster looking back over his
   I have hunted deer since I                                                                                       why go rambling all over the
                                       crossing late one afternoon last      hunters from other counties in                                               feeding wild donkeysignoring          shoulder seems to be urging
was a young boy, but the tables                                                                                     continental United States if you
                                       week and a large buck with tro-       Alabama or other states.                                                     warning signs posted all over         “Hurry up”, the mama hen, and
have turned on me. I had four                                                                                       are not going to bring back a
                                       phy antler just missed getting hit       There was plenty of deer                                                  the place not to feed the ani-        an egg with a baby chick fresh-
deer jump off a high bank onto                                                                                      vehicle-load of junk?
                                       by a freight train.                   taken by our local hunters who                                               mals. Well, I didn’t have to be       ly hatched. I would tell Hubby,
my car a few days ago and I had                                                                                        Well, anyway this frog cou-
                                          The train engineer saw him         also do not want their names or                                              told not the feed the moose. But      “That egg doesn’t look too fresh
five more at exactly the same                                                                                       ple were sitting on a bench
                                       and blew his horn enough to just      pictures in the paper.                                                       I like plastic replicas of them.      to me.” Hubby would admonish
place jump off that bank of                                                                                         underneath an umbrella. She
                                       barely mis that buck and there           There is the fact that many                                                   And then the gnomes. While        everyone, “Don’t use that towel;
Shaw road that barely missed                                                                                        had her arm slung across her
                                       was no way he could stop the          clubs and land in the part of                                                still a teenager, Offspring           it’s just for looks.”

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                                                                             hunters from other counties in
                                                                             Alabama or other states.
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                                                                             pictures in the paper.                      By Gwendolyn Moss Carter         body was placed in the church         from whench cometh your help.
    Now
   Hiring!                                                                      One bright spot was the num-           How is everybody this week?        for one hour before funeral           It comes from God. He will see
                       Great benefits, salary and bonuses
                                                                             ber of boys and girls who got          I hope that all is well with you      time.                                 you through this. I don’t know
                                                                                                                    and yours.                               The funeral was set for 1 0        of the arrangements for Brother
                                  available.
                                                                             their first deer or a deer this sea-
                                                                                                                       The weather just might go          p.m. at Bethel-Pine Missionary        John Trigg at this time.
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Ennis retires with 24 years from US Air Force
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                                                                                                                                               Collins Birth Announcement
   Air Force Reserve Tech.                                            support of its mobility mis-       the limelight be remembered.
Sgt. William C. Ennis has                                             sion. He transferred to the        I think best as the way we
retired from the U.S. Air                                             25th      AERIAL         PORT      think about ourselves in the
Force Reserve after more than                                         SQUADRON, 908TH Airlift            present, because others see
24 years of faithful and honor-                                       Wing, Maxwell AFB, AL for          our actions as examples to
able military service to the                                          his final assignment from          model, then go about trying to
nation. He was decorated with                                         June 2008 to November 2010         be the same way yet different
the Defense Meritorious                                               as Material Management             as their personality is also dif-
Service Medal at the retire-                                          Craftsman in the Supply duty       ferent. Those of us who have
ment ceremony.                                                        section supporting deploy-         endured the hardship that mil-
   The medal is awarded to                                            ments for Operation Iraqi          itary life can sometimes bring,         John David and Heather Collins are proud to
individuals for non-combat                                            Freedom.                           and have persevered through           announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Allen Collins,
meritorious achievement or                                               Technical Sergeant Ennis is     it all, shrugged off the nega-        on Tuesday, February 1, 2011. Ben weighed 7 pounds 2
service that is incontestably                                         married to the former Ildaura      tive, and kept the pace down          ounces and was 19.5 inches long. He was welcomed
exceptional and of a magni-                                           Del Carmen Barsallo-Toureau        our career path seeking some          home by his sister, Campbell and brother, Drew.
tude that clearly places them                                         of the Republic of Panama.         kind of positive gain and               Grandparents are Richard and Sandy Cross, and
above their peers. Recipients                                            He is the brother of            found little, are perhaps the
                                                                                                                                               Jimmy and Odell Collins, all of Livingston; and Great-
are assigned to or have served                                        Simmons S. Ennis of                best example of leadership



                                                                                                                                               CARPETS BY M ILLER
                                                                                                                                               Grandmother is Margie Campbell of Livingston.
with numerous joint activities                                        Lafayette Street, Livingston       because we show struggles in
in the Department of Defense,                                            In 1982 received a              our countenance. We have the
Joint Chiefs of Staff, joint,                                         Bachelor of Arts in                best stories to tell of our strife,
specified and allied com-                                             Communication, University          because they were real; and
mands, military agencies, and      TSgt. William Callow Ennis         of Alabama, Tuscaloosa ,           nothing was given to us for

                                                                                                                                                           • Carpet • Vinyl
other joint activities as desig-   officially retired from the U.S.   Alabama                            "free." This is courage.
nated by the secretary of                                                In1990 graduated from the          We earned everything we

                                                                                                                                                        • Ceramic Tile • Tile
                                   Air Force after over 24 years
defense.                           of service to our country. A       NCO Preparatory Course,            have despite the odds against
   He received the medal for       retirement ceremony was            Sembach Air Base, Germany -        us for progressing more.
distinguished meritorious          conducted in his honor at          Residence                             The chances of having bet-                  Phone:
                                                                                                                                                    (334) 289-2567
service as a material manage-      25th Aerial Port Squadron,            In1995 graduated from           ter career progression may
ment craftsman in the supply       908th Airlift Wing , Maxwell       Airman Leadership School ,         come after our military retire-
duty section of the 25th Aerial    Air Force Base, Alabama on         Tinker Air Force Base,             ment. It is certainly something
Port Squadron at Maxwell Air       December 4, 2010. He was           Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -          to hope for, and yet again with
Force Base, Ala. , from June       merited with 15 awards and         Residence                          obstacles to overcome, persist
2008 to November 2010. He          decorations with devices,             In 2004, graduated from the     until we reach "self-actualiza-
provided excellent support to      over his career as a Supply        NCO Academy, McGhee-               tion."
personnel assigned to the
908th Airlift Wing , ultimately
                                   sergeant for outstanding
                                   achievement and dedication
                                                                      Tyson Air National Guard
                                                                      Base, Maryville, Tennessee -
                                                                                                            Best of Irish luck, and
                                                                                                         Godly wishes to you all my                            Demopolis, AL
ensuring the wing was              of service to the Alabama Air      Residence                          friends at 25 APS.”                            1327 E. Pettus (Old Linden RD.)
sourced with highly qualified      National Guard.                       In 2007 he received a


                                                                                                         UWA Fellowship of Christian Athletes
members to meet all mission        Control August 1995 through        Master of Science in               Relay For Life Spotlight!
requirements.                      February 1997. He was dis-         Counseling         Psychology,
   Prior to retiring, Sergeant     charged from active duty in        University of West Alabama ,
Ennis served as a material         March 1997 and joined the          Livingston, Alabama
management            craftsman    137th AIRLIFT WING,                   In 2010 he received an
assigned to the 117th Air          Oklahoma Air National              Associates of Logistics
Refueling Wing, Alabama Air        Guard, Logistics Readiness         Management, Community
National        Guard,        in   Squadron, Oklahoma City ,          College of the Air Force,
Birmingham . He performed          OK as an Inventory                 Maxwell Air Force Base,
numerous demanding and             Management Specialist three        Alabama.
critical positions, such as an     months later becoming the             In his salutation to the
inventory management crafts-       Storage and Issue WG-6 fed-        Squadron, Sergeant Ennis was
man in the inventory and doc-      eral technician in charge of       quoted as saying, “I wonder
ument control section, to jour-    the warehouse. In March            how folks will remember me
neyman in the receiving, stor-     1998, he transferred to the        in this unit, and if I made any
age and issue, bench stock         117th AIR REFUELING                difference at all. Maybe by
and delivery sections.             WING, Logistics Readiness          example or by influence in the
   Tech. Sgt. William C. Ennis     Squadron, Birmingham , AL          many jokes and inspirations I
entered basic training on 5        and served as Inventory            have forwarded; changing the
March 1987 at Lackland AFB,        Management Journeyman in           tone of a duty section; or just
TX. He attended Inventory          the Receiving, Storage and         being someone to listen and a
Management            Technical    Issue, Bench Stock and             giver of advice when some-
School at Lowery AFB, CO           Delivery sections of the ware-     one had problems; that's the       The Relay For Life team of the University of West Alabama Fellowship of Christian
May 1987 to July 1987.             house through February 2003,       consoling instinct in me. I ren-   Athletes is ready to raise money to Find A Cure! Team members pictured front row, from
   In August 1987 he was           and was sent temporary duty        der help by advising from          left to right are: Jeremy McAdam, Jared Self, Melvin Williams, and Dallas Scarbrough;
assigned as an Inventory           to Sembach Air Base,               experience and will extend
Management Specialist at                                              my hand to a friend in need.
                                                                                                         back row: Gregory Turner, Cody Dixon, and Xavier Raymond. Would your Relay For Life
                                   Germany in support of
RAF LAKENHEATH, 48th                                                     There are many people in        team like to be featured in the Record Journal? If so, please call Gena Robbins at 652-
                                   MICAP requirements in
Logistics Supply Squadron,         Europe. From March 2003            the history books of life, and     6100 to schedule your team picture appointment.         Photo by UWA Journalism Dept.

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Suffolk, England where he          through May 2008, he was           military leaders who have
worked in Mission Readiness        Inventory           Management     made a lasting imprint, whose

                                                                                                                                    Friday, February 25, 2011
Spares Parts (MRSP), Stock         Craftsman in Inventory &           laurels of achievement are
Control and Procedures and         Document Control section of        quoted to younger airmen to
Analysis before selecting a        Supply going TDY again to          inspire and encourage them;
“consecutive overseas tour”        Incirlik Air Base, Turkey in       but how will us folks out of           Doors Open at 6 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m.
(COT) in July 1989 to the                                                                                          At Livingston Civic Center
629th TACTICAL CON-
TROL                   FLIGHT,
Schwelentrup          Garrison,
Hessich-Oldendorf           Air
Station, Germany. July 1989
through September 1991 he
served as NCO Material
Control for this 80-member
unit while also tasked with
alternative duties including
Emergency               Actions
Technician       and       High    Lt. Col. Vanessa Dornhoeffer, 25th Aerial Port Squadron
Frequency Radio Operator for       Commander with the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell AFB and
the Command Post, and was          Ildaura Delcarmen Ennis are shown with an official certificate
the Unit Public Affairs            of support on behalf of the U.S. Air Force Reserves or dedi-            Single $45 Couple $60 Sponsor $260
Representative when he wel-        cated devotion to her husband while serving on many military            Contact:
comed Robert C. Oaks,              deployments and assignments away from home. It is signed                Bob Long: 205-742-8027
                                                                                                           Scott Hendry: 205-361-2196


                                                          SOUTHʼS FINEST MEATS
Commander and Chief of             by Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton A. Schwartz and Air
U.S. Air Forces Europe to the      Force Reserves Chief Gen. Charles E. Stenner Jr.
garrison during unit draw-
down. During this tour, he
received special assignment
to Wuescheim Air Station,                                    Located at 1205 U.S. Highway 80 West in Demopolis, Alabama
Germany to drawdown its                                   Across from Church’s Fried Chicken - Rick Snyder & David Snow, Owners
equipment assets and help                                                               Phone: 334-289-3686
build up the 601st Tactical
Control Wing, and while there
was part of the team that wel-
comed the Russian delegation
inspection removal of Ground
Launched Cruise Missiles
bringing the Cold War nearer
to closure. When his austere
assignment was drawn down,
he was transferred to the air
station in the Weser River
Valley to work in postal oper-
ations and help close the base.
From October 1991 through
August 1992, he was assigned
to the 964th AIRCRAFT
MAINTENANCE               UNIT
(AMU) within the 552nd
Maintenance          Squadron,
552nd Air Control Wing
AWACS), Tinker AFB, OK as
an Inventory Management
Specialist, then November
1993 through September 1995
assigned as MRSP and
Maintenance Supply Liaison
Technician         for       the
Consolidated Base Supply
(COSO) in support of the
552nd ACW. Sergeant Ennis
deployed in Operations
Desert Shield, Desert Storm,
Provide Comfort, Southern
Watch, and Counter Drug. He
was lastly assigned as NCOIC
Civil Engineering Material

				
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